Richmond, VA – April 18, 2017 – AMF Bakery Systems announced today the appointment of Jamie Bryan as General Manager of AMF Bake-Tech in Tucker, Georgia. Bryan will be responsible for leading the Tucker teammates as they design, engineer, and manufacture the industry-leading Bake-Tech Continuous Proofer, Oven, Cooler, and Conveying Systems.
Bryan joins AMF Bakery Systems from Manchester Tank, a pressure vessel manufacturer, where as General Manager he focused on reducing lead times, improving production efficiency, and driving improvements to reduce quality issues and product defects.
“Coming from outside the baking industry, Jamie brings fresh thinking and strong leadership experience with engineered-to-order manufacturing and custom engineering businesses,” said Colin Powell, Global Vice President of Operations for AMF Bakery Systems. “He has a track record of success developing high performing teams and delivering exceptional business results. With his knowledge and experience in continuous improvement principles, Jamie will play an important role in leading our Tucker team on the MarkeLean journey.”
Bryan has a Master of Business Administration from Kent University. He also achieved a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering during his continuing education from Purdue University.
About AMF Bakery Systems
AMF Bakery Systems is the world leader in bakery automation solutions supplying state-of-the-art commercial bakery equipment for an ever-changing market. AMF’s systems set the standard in the baking industry providing complete solutions for bread, buns, rolls, tortillas and English muffins. Along with the latest bakery innovation, AMF provides expert design and applications engineering, production expertise, full-system integration, project management, installation, training and lifetime parts and service support. AMF Bakery Systems serves its customers as a proud member of the Markel Food Group.