Key Technology has appointed Steve Pellegrino as its new vice president of sales.

Pellegrino will be responsible for growing the company’s sales in North America, South America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Specifically, he will plan and manage the regional and inside sales activities that bring Key’s automated inspection, specialized conveying and product preparation systems to the market. He has been with the company since 2000, most recently as senior director of U.S. and Canada sales.