Rovema North America Hires Ken Place as Director of Project Management

Norcross, GA – Rovema North America – a subsidiary of Rovema GmbH, which designs and supplies packaging machinery for the food industry – has hired Ken Place as Director of Project Management.  In this role, Mr. Place will oversee project management for all new equipment orders to ensure expedient fulfillment and integration into day-to-day customer plant operations.  Rovema provides packaging machinery and supplies to the global bakery, confectionary, cereal, snack foods, frozen foods, dry powder, and coffee markets. 

Prior to joining Rovema, Mr. Place was the Master Planner/Scheduler for SPAN Packaging/Multi-Pack Solutions, and Project Manager for inside sales at Multi-Pack Atlanta.                                                                                          

“Ken arrives with diversified experience that will help ensure success in his role as Director of Project Management,” said John Panaseny, CEO of Rovema North America. “We are very pleased to welcome him to the Rovema North America team.”

Rovema North America recently made news by purchasing all of Rovema brand-related business from Rovema Packaging Machines, thereby consolidating the Rovema brand in North America. 

Mr. Place holds an M.B.A. from Philadelphia University, from which he also received his undergraduate degree in Textile Marketing and Management.  A father of three, he resides in Simpsonville, South Carolina, with his wife, Mary.