Baking industry veteran Scott Bieker joined the Corbion North America leadership team as vice president, bakery sales. In his new role, he will lead the company's regional bakery, milling and technical service teams.

Mr. Bieker brings to Corbion almost 30 years of baking industry experience, which has included key positions with food ingredient companies, baking equipment manufacturers and baking technology companies. Most recently, he served as vice president of sales at AMF Bakery Systems, but his wide-ranging experience has encompassed roles at Tromp Group, Danisco, AIB International, Nonni's Foods and Earthgrains, where he was a baker. Mr. Bieker is a graduate of the Kansas State University Baking Science program.

"Bringing Scott to Corbion is a real win for us and for our customers," said Mark Hotze, Vice President Sales North America. "He's a career baking professional who has built a 360-degree perspective on the industry. He has first-hand knowledge of manufacturers' challenges, what's possible from a functional ingredients standpoint, and how to marry the two. Scott's leadership will help us create even stronger partnerships in the industry."

Mr. Bieker will be based at Corbion North America Regional Headquarters in Lenexa, Kan.