AMF Bakery Systems has announced that Blake Millard has joined the company as sales director for the United States and Canada. With over 13 years of sales and sales leadership experience in the food industry, Millard will lead AMF’s US and Canada teams to deepen existing customer relationships while seeking new market opportunities.
“I’m very excited to have joined such an established and growth-oriented company in the commercial baking business. I look forward to contributing to the ongoing growth and continued success of AMF Bakery Systems,” said Millard.
Formerly North American sales leader for Cargill Global Edible Oil Solutions (GEOS), Millard managed a team of 17 providing ingredient solutions to bakery and food production customers. Before that, he worked with Pfizer, Inc, developing and testing equipment automation solutions.
Jason Ward, AMF president, said of Mr. Millard: “Blake is a highly engaged and experienced leader and we are excited to have him join our team. He has a proven track record leading and developing high performance sales teams and providing customer-focused solutions which will help us tremendously. And his experience leading teams through successful ERP implementations will be invaluable to our company as we implement our new global ERP system in the coming months.”