CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Provisur ® Technologies, Inc.,, a leading global provider of high performance food processing equipment, has announced changes to its executive leadership team designed to best lead the company and its customers into the future.

In addition to the previously announced promotion of Bert Jan Hardenbol to Executive Vice President of the company’s Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asian activities, the appointment of Paul Heskens as Vice President of its Asia Pacific region and the appointment of Scott Scriven as Vice President of its slicing business unit, Provisur has realigned leadership in the Americas business unit and key corporate functions.

Brian Perkins, formerly Vice President of Global Product Management, has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Americas. In addition to his global product management responsibilities, Perkins will now oversee operational and commercial activities for the company’s businesses across the Americas region.

Patrick Corcoran, formerly Vice President of the Americas region and a longtime Formax and Provisur employee, has been promoted to Vice President and CFO with financial oversight over all Provisur activities on a global basis.

Meanwhile, Sri Sathyanathan has joined the Provisur executive team as Vice President of Information Technology and Business Operations. He will be responsible for leveraging technology to further enhance the company’s business processes and facilitate continued growth and global expansion.

Finally, William Wight, the company’s Vice President of Research and Development, and Jeff Johnson, Vice President of Human Resources, round out Provisur’s executive team. Wight, a longtime Weiler and Provisur employee, leads the company’s new product development and corporate engineering. Johnson, who joined the company approximately a year ago after 13 years in leadership roles with OfficeMax ®, leads all aspects of Provisur’s human resources activities and directs the work of a global HR team.

“This is a dynamic, experienced and visionary executive team,” says Mel Cohen, Provisur’s President and CEO. “I am confident that we have the right leaders in place to propel the company’s growth as we expand in new geographic and product markets.”

About Provisur ® Technologies:
Provisur ® Technologies offers a complete platform of food processing equipment for grinding, mixing, separating, forming, coating, cooking, freezing, slicing and autoloading systems for high volume processing of beef, poultry, pork and other food products. Provisur’s systems are operated in over 2,000 food processing facilities located in over 75 countries. Provisur Technologies is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

SOURCE Provisur Technologies, Inc.