Provisur Technologies Inc., a leading global provider of high performance food processing equipment, has announced the promotion of Russ Stroner to director of sales, Americas business unit, underscoring the company’s commitment to new technologies and growth. Stroner’s most recent position prior to his promotion was North American sales manager, through which he helped guide the Beehive, Formax and Weiler separating, forming and grinding businesses.

Stroner brings extensive experience, both in the industry and within Provisur, to his new role. He started with the company in 1998 in the service division, where he worked his way up to Supervisor before being named key global accounts manager in 2007. He has been instrumental in expanding accounts globally and developing strong strategic partnerships, in addition to spearheading new technologies. Stroner helped drive the development of Provisur’s latest forming technologies, including the NovaMax500 and VerTex1000 forming systems.

“Russ is a major asset to the Americas account management team. He is an experienced and innovative leader, and will provide our customer base with the sales and technology support they need to grow their business,” said Pat Corcoran, VP Americas, Business Unit.

Stroner is an executive who guides his team to deliver exceptional support and believes in the importance of talking to customers and turning that feedback into a basis for new technologies.

“Those new technologies drive our customers’ business, and provide the industry with the highest food safety and superior quality at the lowest cost of ownership,” he remarked. “I look forward to providing our customers with the highest level of service they have come to expect.”

Fluent in English and Spanish, Stroner has a Master Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from the University of Wisconsin.