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Foodmate US Names Vice President of Operations

BALL GROUND, Ga. (April 12, 2021) – Foodmate US has named Justin Johnson as its new Vice President of Operations.

Johnson will be responsible for managing and growing the company’s customer service department and customer relationship management systems, including service agreement execution, spare parts business, and logistics operations. He also will manage the warranty program for our clients.

In addition, Johnson will be providing operational support for manufacturing and warehouse logistics.

“We are excited to have Justin join our team,” Foodmate US  President Scott Hazenbroek said. “He has over 20 years of leadership experience. He is passionate about employee development, customer experience, and creating a culture of excellence.”

Johnson comes to Foodmate US from Syntegon Packaging Technology, where he served as head of operations and aftermarket director. Prior to that, he worked as a manager for inside sales and manager for customer care operations for two other companies.

Johnson completed his MBA from the University of Rochester Simon Business School in 2018. He also holds a master’s degree in strategic leadership from Roberts Wesleyan College (2012) and a bachelor’s degree in history from the State University of New York at Brockport (2010).

Active in the community, Johnson is Chair of the PAWS Atlanta Advisory Council, an independent organization and Georgia’s oldest no-kill animal shelter, which has found homes for over 46,000 animals. He also has coached 11-12-year-old youth football for over nine years. Johnson is engaged to Dr. Sara Rizk; the couple lives in Atlanta.


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 ranked Foodmate No. 13th Fastest-Growing American Company in the manufacturing field 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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