FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Kansas City, Mo. (June 30, 2015) – Shick USA, a Kansas City ingredient automation company, hired Blake Day as its new chief financial officer.
“We are pleased to have Blake join our team,” said Tim Cook, president. “Blake brings a great deal of financial experience and expertise to Shick and will be instrumental in helping us achieve our growth plans.”
Day has more than 20 years of accounting and finance experience and most recently worked for Marlen International Inc. as vice president and CFO. At Marlen, he managed all accounting, human resources and information technology departments, as well as was a part of the senior executive team that led the company’s sales strategy, new product development, operations and banking relationships.
“I am truly excited to have the opportunity to work with another great Kansas City company and organization,” Day said. “The Shick team is very committed to providing best-in-class products and solutions to our customers, and I look forward to the future.”
Day graduated from William Jewell College with a bachelor’s of science in accounting and is a certified public accountant. He has spent his entire professional career in the Kansas City area.
Shick is an industry leader in ingredient automation with corporate headquarters in Kansas City, Mo. For nearly 60 years, Shick has provided solutions to companies in the baking, food and beverage and confectionery industries, among many others. Shick designs, manufactures, installs and services large or small ingredient automation systems for customers worldwide. For more information, visit www.shickusa.com.