Mark Friesen has joined Bunting as its incoming Global Marketing Director to fill the position held by Michael Wilks who will be retiring in March 2024. Mark and Michael will have dual roles in the Marketing position as Mark gets up to speed on Bunting’s extensive array of products and markets. Bunting designs and manufactures products for the plastics, powder & bulk solids, food, chemical, pharmaceutical, textile, recycling, material handling, mining, electric motor manufacturing, medical equipment, aviation, aerospace and consumer goods industries.
Mark is joining Bunting with a background in manufactured products marketing to the powder & bulk solids, plastics, and lawn & turf equipment industries. He will be based in the company’s Newton, Kansas headquarters and manufacturing facility. Michael Wilks is retiring from his position at the end of March in 2024 after a 23-year career with Bunting that has included positions as the Global Marketing Director, Sales Director, General Manager, and Product Manager of Printing Products.