Foodmate US has named Jim James as its new senior vice president of service operations.

James most recently worked as the senior vice president of customer service for a processing equipment and packaging company that serves the meat, poultry, bakery and cheese industries. 

James brings over 30 years of experience working with leading suppliers of food processing, portioning and packaging equipment and solutions to the meat and poultry industries. He has served as vice president of technical services, vice president of solutions & marketing and key account manager. He also held the positions of vice president of global sales and marketing, territory sales manager and product manager.
 
“Jim’s decades of experience will be a great asset to our customers and our team. He shares our customer-centric management philosophy. His extensive expertise in sales and customer service will only enhance our continued growth,” said Foodmate US president Scott Hazenbroek.

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A University of Maryland graduate, James served eight years in the U.S. Air Force. Away from work, he enjoys spending time with his wife of 39 years, Norma, their three sons and their families including five grandchildren. He also likes to travel, camp and spend time working in his garden.