Atlanta, United States, August 21, 2018. Interroll, a leading global provider of material handling solutions, announces today that Steven Leavengood has joined the company as new Vice President Sales and Service US effective July 30, 2018.
Leavengood will report on operational matters to Richard Keely, Executive Vice President Americas, and to Christoph Reinkemeier, Executive Vice President Global Sales and Services, on strategic topics. He will be located in the regional headquarters for the Americas at the Hiram facility near Atlanta, GA.
Leavengood has a bachelor of science degree in business from National College and a master’s degree in international management from Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management. He has worked for over 20 years in the material handling, automation, and intralogistics fields. His focus has been sales management, business development, and strategy for leading manufacturers and integrators such as Swisslog, Telelift, and Knapp.
During his career, Leavengood also has lived overseas, including seven years in Dubai as Swisslog’s Managing Director for the Middle East and Africa. He has broad experience in automation and has recently worked with a special focus on major health-care and pharma clients worldwide.
The Interroll Group is a leading global provider of material handling solutions. The company was founded in 1959 and has been listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 1997. Interroll provides system integrators and OEMs with a wide range of platform-based products and services in these categories: Rollers (conveyor rollers), Drives (motors and drives for conveyor systems), Conveyors & Sorters as well as Pallet & Carton Flow (flow storage systems). Interroll solutions are in operation in express and postal services, e-commerce, airports, the food and beverage industry, fashion, and automotive sectors, and many other manufacturing industries. Among the company’s end users are leading brands such as Amazon, Bosch, Coca-Cola, DHL, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble, Siemens, Walmart and Zalando. Headquartered in Switzerland, Interroll has a global network of 32 companies with turnover of around CHF 450.7 million and 2,100 employees (2017).
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