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New managing director named for Handtmann Canada Limited

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July 15, 2020, Biberach, Ger. – Harald Suchanka, managing director of Handtmann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, has announced the appointment of Chris D’Aoust as the new managing director of its wholly owned subsidiary, Handtmann Canada Limited.

D’Aoust took over the management of Handtmann Canada from Tom Kittle on July 6, 2020.

Kittle remains on the board of advisors for Handtmann Canada and continues as president of Handtmann, Inc. in the United States.

The extensive co-operation between the Canadian and U.S. entities will continue without interruption to ensure the highest levels of cross-border support for Handtmann customers.


D’Aoust is a resident of Guelph, Ont., and has senior level experience with such well-known companies as Sealed Air and Diversey. He has many years of experience leading service teams in all sectors of the food and beverage industry.

D’Aoust has been an active member with the Canadian Meat Council, the Ontario Dairy Council, Masterbrewers Association of the Americas and the Ontario Food Protection Association.

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