Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems appoints business development director in Latin America
Barry-Wehmiller (BW) Packaging Systems has strengthened its commitment to Mexico and the Latin American market by naming Tony Colquitt as its new the director of business development, Latin America.
BW Packaging Systems represents the collective capabilities of several Barry-Wehmiller companies: Accraply, BW Flexible Systems, BW Integrated Systems, Pneumatic Scale Angelus and Synerlink.
Colquitt started with Barry-Wehmiller in 2016 as the sales director for Latin America at Thiele Technologies. He brings extensive experience in global sales and account management, and possesses managerial, planning, logistics and sales skills for developing business in global markets. Colquitt is fluent in both English and Spanish.
BW Packaging Systems is a US$700-plus million business platform with more than 3,000 team members in nine countries and 37 locations around the world.
Carol O’Neill, Barry-Wehmiller Group president, packaging, said: ‘Tony will work with all the BW Packaging Systems companies’ leadership and sales teams to further develop relationships with our customers and find areas where we can meet multiple needs throughout their packaging line.’
Colquitt said: ‘I am excited about being part of a team that will make a mark in Latin America. We have a tremendous opportunity to show the Latin American region that BW Packaging Systems is a total solutions provider on a global scale.’
‘Latin America and Mexico have long been areas of importance for our companies,’ noted O’Neill. ‘With this new role, we want to show our customers that we will continue to serve them and are committed to their growth. We also want potential new customers to know we are actively working to earn their business and will give them the local attention they deserve.’