CEO of Markel Food Group, Ken Newsome, inducted into Baking Hall of Fame

Ken Newsome, chief executive officer, Markel Food Group was inducted into the American Society of Baking’s Baking Hall of Fame. Honored for building the world’s industry leading supplier of industrial baking equipment, Mr. Newsome originally acquired AMF Bakery Systems and quickly grew the Company into the largest manufacturer of soft bread, bun and roll production equipment setting the industry standard for retail and QSR soft bread and buns. 

Mr. Newsome leads the group of Markel Food Group companies, inclusive of AMF Bakery Systems, Reading Bakery Systems, and Solbern, with a strong commitment to being the partner of choice for bakers worldwide. He leads with a vision to deliver better, safer, and affordable food to families around the world while building better lives for the group’s teammates, families, customers, and communities.