aaron garry

Aaron Garry, President & CEO, Bizerba North America
ROI Podcast Episode 99

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Mr. Garry joined Bizerba in May of 2008 as Director of Sales for the Labels and Consumables division in the United States.  As the division grew through acquisition and increased revenue, Mr. Garry was promoted to Vice President of Industry for the United States in 2011, where the group enjoyed unprecedented success for several years under his leadership. In March 2014, Mr. Garry took a brief leave from Bizerba for family reasons but returned in late 2016 to his role as Vice President of US Industry, and once again propelled the group to new heights. In February 2018, Mr. Garry was promoted to President and CEO of Bizerba USA where he oversaw the division’s Industrial, Retail, Consumables, Parts, and Service businesses, as well as management of the group’s 200 employees. Effective January 1st, 2020 Aaron Garry was named President and CEO of Bizerba’s North American region where he will oversee all Bizerba businesses in the United States, Canada, and Mexico as well as the 400 employees in the region. This position is the culmination of 22 successful years, in and around the food processing industry for Mr. Garry.

Mr. Garry began his career as the 2nd of 220 employees at Chicago-based startup Ethnicgrocer.com, as a Supply Chain Analyst. He then spent several years as a Project and Procurement Manager at a boxed chocolate company called Archibald Candy Corporation, which owned such brands as Fannie May, Fanny Farmer, and Laura Secord Chocolates. After leaving Archibald, Mr. Garry joined CSC Management Consulting in their Supply Chain practice, where he worked on Procurement based engagements with a Cincinnati based energy company (now Duke Energy), and a Texas-based poultry producer (Pilgrim’s Pride). Mr. Garry then joined Henkel’s North American Adhesives group as a Territory Manager in the Midwest with a focus on food and beverage processing and was quickly escalated to North American Key Account Manager.

After departing Henkel, Mr. Garry began his career at Bizerba, a 5th generation family-owned company that recently turned 153 years old, and for which Mr. Garry has great affection. Bizerba is a global leader in the areas of weighing, labeling, slicing, and inspection and their solutions can be found in a wide-ranging array of retail, industrial, and logistics customers.

Mr. Garry was born in raised in Kansas City and graduated from Ohio University in 1998 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He currently resides in New Albany, Ohio with his wife Shawna and their two sons, Evan and Ethan. In his free time, Mr. Garry enjoys watching his sons play sports, exercising, and playing basketball and golf.

 

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