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Foodmate Names Van Der Zalm as its Director of Human Resources & Talent Acquisition

Ball Ground, Ga.  (April 2018)Foodmate Names Van Der Zalm as its Director of Human Resources & Talent Acquisition

Kenneth Van Der Zalm has joined Foodmate US as its new Director of Human Resources & Talent Acquisition.

“Kenneth’s mission is to support Foodmate’s current and future growth, bringing our company to a higher level of organizational excellence,” said Scott Hazenbroek, President & Founder Foodmate US, Inc.

Van Der Zalm will focus on recruiting and hiring new team members as needed. He also will work to further optimize Foodmate’s human resources efforts, including employee development, employee relations, employee retention, as well as establishing a solid pipeline of future new talent.

Prior to joining Foodmate, Van Der Zalm served as a Director of International Recruitment & Executive Search at YER-USA, Inc., an internationally retained recruiting firm. At YER-USA, Van Der Zalm was responsible for the recruitment of professionals and executives for international companies, mostly European-based with needs in North America. His emphasis was recruiting engineering, sales and service professionals. Prior to that, he worked at Randstad Netherlands and Randstad USA for 13 years.

Van Der Zalm has lived in the U.S. since 2005. He and his wife, Sheryl, have four children, Dannie, Ezra, Sammy, and Addison.

Foodmate is a leading poultry processing equipment manufacturer based in the Netherlands. Founded by industry experts in early 2006, the company quickly expanded its worldwide distribution into North and South America with the launch of Foodmate US in 2010, and Foodmate Brasil in 2015. Foodmate has become the committed and reliable partner of major poultry processing companies worldwide. Inc. magazine has recently ranked Foodmate No. 885 on its 36th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies, the Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. For Foodmate U.S. visit or call 678-819-5270. For Foodmate B.V. visit or call +31-186630240.

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