Leuven, Belgium – TOMRA Food has appointed Peter Lamb as Vice President, Head of Sales for TOMRA Fresh Food, the leading provider of integrated turnkey solutions for fresh fruit and vegetables.
Peter joins TOMRA Food with wide-ranging international experience as a senior executive in the manufacturing and commercial sectors. Most recently he was Chief Executive Officer for the Packaging Products Company, which serves the food, beverage, and dairy industries in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. Before that, Peter was Managing Director in the Asia Pacific region for DS Smith, a British multinational packaging business, listed on the London Stock Exchange, with an industry-leading focus on sustainability.
To take up his new role, Peter has moved from Saudi Arabia to his native New Zealand. Based at TOMRA Fresh Food’s headquarters in Auckland, he will travel extensively to meet TOMRA’s sales teams and customers around the world.
Paul Slupecki, Senior Vice President, Head of TOMRA Fresh Food, commented: “Since TOMRA Food reorganized into the TOMRA Fresh Food and TOMRA Processed Food business areas two years ago, we have never stopped looking for ways to strengthen our customer support. Peter’s appointment is the latest step in that process.
“Peter joins TOMRA with great experience in leading transformation and growth, both in established and emerging markets. For TOMRA, he will help identify and activate new sales opportunities. For TOMRA’s customers, he will help more packhouses optimize their operations with the industry’s best sorting, grading, peeling, analytical, and packing technologies.”
Peter Lamb said: “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join TOMRA, a business with a team deeply committed to ensuring every resource counts – a philosophy which aligns strongly with my personal values. Drawing on my experience and my passion for developing strong relationships as the basis for success, I look forward to contributing to the growth and success of TOMRA, its customers, and its global team.”
About TOMRA Food
TOMRA Food designs and manufactures sensor-based sorting machines and integrated post-harvest solutions transforming global food production to maximize food safety and minimize food loss, by making sure Every Resource CountsTM.
The company has more than 13,800 units installed at food growers, packers and processors around the world for Confectionery, Fruit, Dried fruit, Grains and Seeds, Potatoes, Proteins, Nuts, and Vegetables.
These solutions include advanced grading, sorting, peeling and analytical technology to help businesses improve returns, gain operational efficiencies, and ensure a safe food supply.
TOMRA Food operates centers of excellence, regional offices and manufacturing locations within the United States, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa and Australasia.
TOMRA Food is a division of TOMRA Group. TOMRA was founded in 1972 that began with the design, manufacturing and sale of reverse vending machines (RVMs) for automated collection of used beverage containers.
Today, TOMRA is leading the resource revolution to transform how the planet’s resources are obtained, used and reused to enable a world without waste. The company’s other business divisions are TOMRA Recycling and TOMRA Collection.
TOMRA has approximately 105,000 installations in over 100 markets worldwide and had total revenues of about 12 billion NOK in 2022. The Group employs 5,000 globally and is publicly listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. The company headquarters are in Asker, Norway.
For further information about TOMRA, visit www.tomra.com.