Since joining Cannon Equipment in 2012, Robyn rose through the ranks holding positions as Director of Information Technology, Vice President of Finance, IT and Supply Chain, VP of Operations, General Manager – MHAS, and now President. She has more than 25 years of experience in manufacturing strategy, processes, accounting and supply chain. Robyn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business, with a major in accounting from Purdue University and brings a wealth of experience from years of consulting with manufacturers, retailers, and distributors.
Vice President, Business Development
John joined Cannon Equipment in 2019 as Vice President of Business Development. John brings 25 years of experience, leading service and sales organizations in food service, retail, and food processing industries. Prior to Cannon Equipment, John served as Vice President of Global Service for the world’s leading manufacturer of coffee roasters. Prior to this, he was the Vice President of Service for the global leader in food equipment manufacturing and services. John has a master’s degree in Business Administration from Holy Family University in Philadelphia.
Vice President, Human Resources and Safety
John joined Cannon Equipment as Human Resources Director in 2012. He brings a wealth of HR experience and skills from his broad generalist roles across diverse industries, countries and cultures, which include supporting manufacturing operations in Canada, Mexico, USA, and Europe in such industries as aerospace, medical device, construction, and specialty chemicals. John is SPHR and GPHR (Senior and Global Professional in Humans Resources) certified and has a green belt in Lean Six Sigma.
Vice President, Sales – MHAS Equipment
Dan began his career with Cannon Equipment in 1991 as a Sales Representative and went on to hold various positions within the company before taking on his current role as VP of Sales for Material Handling Automation Solutions Equipment group. Dan’s long tenure and deep expertise of Cannon Equipment’s machines and capabilities provide valuable leadership for his team and Cannon Equipment customers.
Director, Global Supply Chain and Production Planning
Meensu joined Cannon Equipment in 2013. Prior to joining the team, he spent four years at IMI, where he served in a number of senior supply chain and management roles, including: Global Supply Chain Controller and Chairman of Transfer on the pricing board. Before IMI, Meensu was a fund manager for an endowed equity portfolio and a consultant for a global research organization. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science and a master’s degree from The University of Iowa.
Director, Operations – MHAS Retail
Greg has been with Cannon Equipment on two different occasions, most recently Greg was promoted to Director of Operations in Cannon’s growing retail conveyance business. Previously, he managed the MHAS – Equipment design engineering team. He has been with the company for a total of seven years, and he has played an integral role in the design and management side of Cannon Equipment’s business. Outside of Cannon Equipment, he held account management roles and he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville.
Vice President, Finance
Steph has more than 18 years of finance and accounting experience and has been with Cannon Equipment for 8 years. She is a certified CPA, licensed in Minnesota and has worked in manufacturing as well as banking and public accounting industries. Steph holds a master’s degree from the Carlson School of Management from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Bemidji State University.