LINXIS Group announced the promotion of Tim Cook to President and CEO of the Group. With revenues of USD280m and over 11000 employees, LINXIS is a leader in specialized equipment, comprised of 5 companies in The Netherlands, Germany, United States, Canada, and France serving the industrial food and health manufacturing industry.
“When planning the succession of LINXIS Group leadership, I considered Tim’s industry experience, as well as his personal and professional skills, and he was the obvious choice to lead our global group. I am very proud that our board confirmed this choice, and that Tim has accepted. He, along with Anne Brifault, our Vice-President and CFO, will truly personify LINXIS Group’s strategic ambitions for synergistic growth worldwide,” said Didier Soumet, President of the Linxis Group supervisory board.
During his 8 years at Shick Esteve, Cook oversaw the integration of Shick Solutions into the Linxis Group and lead the subsequent merger with Esteve Processing. The integration allows Shick Esteve to serve the food industry with a broader range of technical and manufacturing resources supported by a network of global service centers.
Blake Day, President Shick Esteve North America, will continue to manage the day-to-day operations in Kansas City and focus on the company’s strategic objective to create premier ingredient automation solutions for the industrial food and beverage manufacturing industry at a global level.
“We are extremely excited about Tim’s new role with LINXIS Group. Over the last 8 years at Shick Esteve, Tim has significantly enhanced our business operations and built a very strong team. I look forward to continue to guide Shick Esteve and work with Tim on overall global opportunities,” said Blake Day, President Shick Esteve North America.