Glen Arm, Maryland based SUN Automation Group has announced that Brian Kentopp has joined its senior leadership team as Vice President of Sales. Kentopp is a proven leader in sales and customer service having spent the majority of his career at Bobst North America, where he most recently held the position of Vice President of Business Unit Sheetfed. 

“Brian’s commitment to understanding box maker needs and industry trends aligns perfectly with SUN Automation Group’s unwavering commitment to our customers,” says Greg Jones, Executive Vice President, SUN Automation Group. “We look forward to the impact his leadership and experience will have on improving our customers’ experience globally.”

Kentopp’s announcement comes on the heels of a successful and profitable 2021 for SUN Automation Group.  His appointment enhances the company’s ability to deliver on its commitment to grow its industry-leading customer service and support.

“As we continue to grow our solutions through partnerships and innovations, Brian’s experience, expertise and relationships are critical to our continued success,” says Chris Kyger, President, SUN Automation Group. “His leadership is a tremendous asset, and his position will ensure a trusted and seasoned advisor is available to support our customers and the corrugated industry at large.” 

Kentopp has been in the corrugated industry throughout his long career, working at companies like Automatan in addition to Bobst North America, where he held various sales and leadership positions since 2002. 

“I am looking forward to working with the talented team at SUN Automation Group,” says Kentopp. “We are committed to deepening customer relationships and working together with them to identify and employ the best solutions for their corrugated converting needs.” 

SUN Automation Group is a global leader in providing innovative solutions to the corrugated industry. Known for its exceptional service and customer support, SUN is headquartered in a 184,000-square-foot facility near Baltimore, Maryland, with SUN service centers throughout the globe. 

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