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Tromp Group Americas Hires Brandon Woods As Western Region Territory Manager

Tucker, Georgia – August 23, 2018 – Tromp Group Americas announced today Brandon Woods has joined the Company as Western Region Territory Manager for the U.S. and Canada. With over 10 years of sales and sales leadership experience in the baking industry, Woods aims to cultivate new customer relationships and deepen existing relationships throughout the region.


“I look forward to representing a family of companies that is driving bakery innovation through integrated solutions and, at the same time, is 100% focused on providing outstanding customer service and aftermarket care,” stated Woods.


Woods joins the Markel Food Group Company from his former role as Director of Sales for Lematic, Inc. where he led LeMatic’s sales team throughout the United States and various global markets. In his new role, Woods will bring his deep knowledge of the automated food processing industry to develop new markets for Tromp Group Americas as well as supporting the shared technologies within the Markel Food Group.


“We are very excited about Brandon joining our team,” mentioned Jim Cummings, President Tromp Group Americas. “This is a period of growth and investment in our business and we needed to strengthen our team to better support our plans for the future.  Brandon is a great fit for this Western Region role given his customer focus and ability to handle the complete line of Tromp Group and Markel Food Group equipment offerings.”


About Tromp Group

Tromp Group is the trusted provider of fully-integrated food production solutions for the worldwide baking industry. Together, Tromp Sheeting and Depositing Systems and Den Boer Baking Systems help bakers grow their product portfolio with confidence to produce sheeted breads, cakes, muffins, pizzas, pastry & laminated doughs, pies and waffles. Tromp Group is a proud member of the Markel Food Group.


About Markel Food Group

The Markel Food Group family of companies (www.markelfoodgroup.com) includes AMF Bakery Systems (www.amfbakery.com), Reading Bakery Systems (www.readingbakery.com), Tromp Group (www.trompgroup.nl), and Solbern (www.solbern.com). The companies serve as market leaders in the manufacturing and design of automated food processing equipment for the production of bread, bun, baked snacks, cakes, pizza, pastries, and other specialty baking products.

The Markel Food Group companies are subsidiaries under Markel Ventures, Inc., (www.markelventures.com), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL).