tna, Sydney, has appointed John Van Duin as its new group solutions manager–processing for Asia Pacific. With Florigo Industry, BV (a tna company), he will head up the company’s processing division for the region.

John Van Duin, Florigo Industry B.V.Van Duin has a long history with Asian Pacific customers and an in-depth understanding of key influences on the current market. This, coupled with his processing knowledge, will enable Van Duin to serve as a dedicated regional processing specialist for customers and prospects in Asia Pacific.

Van Duin brings more than 30 years of experience in the food industry to the position. Having worked for world-renowned specialty equipment and systems suppliers in the potato and vegetable processing segments, he also possesses expertise in energy, steam and condensate systems.

“We are thrilled to welcome John into the tna family as part of the Florigo team,” says Michael Green, managing director at tna. “His experience, product and market knowledge and his enthusiasm will be a great asset to our team, enabling us to drive our Asia Pacific business forward.”

In addition to Florigo’s range of patented vacuum frying and de-fatting technology, Van Duin will be responsible for FOODesign’s cookers and frying systems in the Asian market.