AMF Bakery Systems announced today Jamie Hankins will join the company as regional account manager for the Upper Midwest, North American sales team. Formerly senior account manager for Baker Thermal Solutions, Hankins will utilize his proficiency in systems engineering and project management to offer enhanced sales and customer service support to AMF customers throughout the region.

A 33-year industry veteran, Hankins has served in a variety of leadership positions throughout the baking industry including Baker Perkins, APV Baker, Turkington Engineering, and most recently Baker Thermal Solutions. “A large portion of my career has been centered around engineering and project management. I have served as systems engineering manager, applications engineering manager, and account management in Canada, Eastern U.S., Mexico, and Latin America,” noted Hankins.

“I am thrilled to have Jamie join our sales team. We continue to attract the most talented people as our company grows,” said Scott Bieker, AMF’s vice president of Sales, North America. “We are well positioned to continue our growth throughout North America and Jamie’s notable experience and passion will be a huge compliment to that growth.

Hankins will relocate to Chicago, IL to better serve bakers in the Chicago and Upper Midwest areas. Utilizing his experience and bakery process knowledge, Hankins will drive success in the region by supporting bakery customers, the professional baking industry, and his fellow AMF teammates.