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Middleby Food Processing Group has named Russ Stroner President of MP Equipment LLC.  He will be responsible for overall operations, sales and engineering initiatives.  Prior to his promotion, Russ was Vice President, Sales of MP Equipment, a Middleby brand member providing the world’s most extensive line of processing and packaging equipment to the meat and poultry industry.

Stroner has 20 years’ experience in the global meat processing and foodservice equipment industry.  Much of which focused on developing strong customer partnerships built on the foundation of service.  Fluent in English and Spanish, he has a Masters Certificate in Organizational Leadership from the University of Notre Dame and an Engineering Management degree from the University of Wisconsin.

“We are committed to customer focused global growth. I look forward to leading our team in the alignment of MP with the synergies and technologies of Middleby brands to develop complete food processing solutions,” said Stroner, eager to aggressively grow Middleby’s presence in the poultry segment.

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