ROMEOVILLE, Ill — November 20, 2015 — Pete Carlson, President of BW Container Systems, is pleased to announce the promotion of Landen Stoker to Vice President, Aftermarket, effective immediately.
“Landen’s leadership of our global field service team has had a meaningful impact on our performance. His personal commitment to our clients has allowed us to confidently implement innovative solutions around the globe. His hands-on experience as a leader for both equipment OEMs and consumer packaged goods companies enables him to truly bring solutions to our clients. As a result, his teams have been able to focus on meeting the needs of our global clients and to continually build our customer’s trust even in the most challenging situations.” stated Carlson.
Stoker began his career with BW Container Systems in 2003 and joined the executive leadership team in 2008 as Director of Global Field Service. His career in the packaging industry began with Cadbury Schweppe’s where he served as a plant engineer and handled projects for America’s Beverage, Cadbury’s specialty beverage group. Landen has been a controls engineer since 1996 and joined AMBEC, now BW Container Systems, in 2003 as a senior electrical engineer.
Landen will continue to lead our global field service team, adding leadership responsibility for our customer service and aftermarket sales teams to his responsibilities. “We have three well performing teams that are dedicated to after-sale support of our global clients. This move to align these three teams under Landen’s leadership will allow us to further improve our support of our global clients and will enable us to holistically service our clients for the life-cycle of their equipment,” stated Carlson. Landen will continue to be based out of BW Container Systems’ Lynchburg, Va. location.
A native of southern Louisiana, Landen earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics from the University of Louisiana. Landen has resided in Lynchburg, Va. for over 10 years.
BW Container Systems employs over 500 team members among five operations in Chicago; Denver; Lynchburg, Va.; Baltimore, Md.; and Doncaster, U.K.