Sean Kirkpatrick has been named North American Sales Manager for Maurer-Atmos Middleby GmbH in Germany, a global technology partner and leading supplier in the area of thermal food processing. Maurer-Atmos is a brand of The Middleby Corporation Food Processing Group.

Kirkpatrick will direct and manage the day-to-day sales and service activities in this region for Maurer-Atmos. As an experienced thermal processing specialist, Sean will provide customer support throughout consultation, ordering, planning, construction and installation of Maurer-Atmos lines, from batch ovens, defrosting systems and fermenting, to maturing room technology.

“Sean’s extensive experience with more than 15 years in the food processing industry will be an asset to the entire Thermal Sales Group,” said Stephen Nunn, Vice President of Middleby Food Processing. “His depth of equipment knowledge will be an excellent resource for our existing and future North American clients.”

Prior to joining Middleby, Kirkpatrick was Sales Engineer for Enviro-Pak, based in Oregon. In this position, he was domestic and international food processing equipment project manager which included all aspects of installation and maintenance. His responsiveness to customers resulted in innovative production line solutions and new product development.