Harpak-ULMA, distributor of packaging equipment and systems in Taunton, MA, has announced that Kevin Roach has been named president of the company effective immediately.

Kevin is a senior-level technology executive with proven global leadership and distinguished performance in operations and sales, as well as financial and general management. He is also experienced in strategic planning, R&D, manufacturing and marketing across multiple industries. A growth focused leader, Kevin exhibits extraordinary creativity and success applying technology to business problems with endless focus, passion and energy.

For more than 25 years Kevin has successfully held executive level positions in which he made a significant impact on sales and marketing and created a culture of continuous improvement. Kevin spent eight years with TW Kutter, a Harlfinger Company, as Director of packaging and automation systems.

As is the philosophy of Harpak-ULMA, Kevin strongly believes in a customer-centric approach and in providing a world class product. He will work on continued company growth and improvement reporting to Charles Harlfinger, who will serve as Chairman of the Board.

Kevin holds an MBA from the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has Green Belt and Black Belt certifications from GE.