Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of baking and process systems, has announced the promotion of Jim Warren to vice-president of Exact Mixing, effective immediately. In his new position, Warren will lead a team of mixing systems engineers, project managers and sales support staff to grow the continuous mixing business. His responsibilities will include overseeing the continued growth of Exact Mixing worldwide, introducing continuous mixing to the Markel Bakery Group companies, and extending the Exact Mixing reputation as the leader in continuous mixing technology.
Warren was co-founder and president of Exact Mixing Systems from 1994 until 2008, when the company merged with Reading Bakery Systems. Since 2008, he has been director of Exact Mixing for Reading Bakery Systems.
Prior to 1994, Warren served as district engineer for Halliburton Services and was responsible for design of liquid metering and blending systems. He served as southeast regional engineering manager for Air Liquide, responsible for the design and sales of cryogenic food freezing systems. Immediately prior to founding Exact Mixing Systems, Warren was general manager for Schroder, Inc, subsidiary of Schroder and Co. of Lubeck, Germany, responsible for sales and engineering in North and South America, including continuous dough mixing systems and continuous margarine and shortening crystallization systems. Jim received his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Arkansas.