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Jean Luc Dreano has been named Vice President of Integration for Middleby Food Processing and Packaging Group. He will be responsible for leading sales integration strategy, business processes, and project management for the division. Middleby Food Processing and Packaging provides a portfolio of globally recognized brands with complementary, industry leading technologies for food production.

“Jean Luc’s demonstrated vision will optimize operational efficiencies and strengthen our distribution network to the benefit of Middleby customers,” said Mark Salman, President of the Middleby Processing Group, who made the announcement. “His experience in facilitating brand synergies will provide efficient equipment solutions, reduce customers’ operating costs and provide the highest standards of product quality.”

Prior to Dreano’s promotion, he was president of Armor Inox for six years, successfully managing the integration of the company within the Middleby group, developing strong customer partnerships worldwide and focusing on proven execution. With more than 30 years’ experience in the global meat processing equipment industry, he implemented and developed the international expansion of Armor Inox’s ThermixTM cook & chill technology.

He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and International Sales from the Business School of ESSCA in Angers, France and a Certificate in Organizational Leadership from the Business School HEC, in Paris, France.

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