Key Technology Appoints Randy Unterseher as Senior Director of Aftermarket for North America and the Intercontinental Region

Randy Unterseher

September 9, 2015 – Key Technology announces the appointment of Randy Unterseher to the position of Senior Director of Aftermarket for North America and the Intercontinental region, which includes Latin America, Asia Pacific and Australia/New Zealand. Unterseher is responsible for leading the activities that help ensure Key’s installed base of digital sorters, conveying solutions and process automation systems operate at peak performance.

The Aftermarket team delivers Key’s PROliance™ suite of services and support, including training, parts, upgrades, 24/7 telephone support and localized service technicians.

“Key is very well respected for its superior customer service around the world, and we’re continuing to build on our commitment to achieve 100 percent customer satisfaction. We recently brought our Aftermarket group and Sales team together under one umbrella to strengthen our customer-facing focus,” noted Steve Pellegrino, Senor Vice President of Global Sales at Key Technology. “Randy is ideally suited to help lead our Aftermarket group. He has a deep understanding of our markets and customers as well as our equipment. We are excited to have him back at Key.”

Unterseher brings 28 years of leadership experience in the food processing industry to his position, including 20 years with Key. Most recently he was Vice President of Marketing at Lyco Manufacturing. Prior to that, he held a number of management positions at Key in marketing, sales operations and sales engineering. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Walla Walla University and earned his MBA from the University of Phoenix.

“I’m excited to leverage my knowledge of technology in a connected world to make Key’s service and support a seamless experience for customers. Earlier this year, Key introduced its new online service desk with easy access to track and search support tickets and its online portal for up-to-date technical manuals. I’m here to help take Key’s service to the next level,” said Unterseher. “I’m proud to focus my energy on important initiatives that are designed to maximize customer satisfaction.”

Gertjan Lieftink remains responsible for the aftermarket in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) and reports to Eric Geling, Senior Director of Sales for the EMEIA Region.

About Key Technology, Inc.

Key Technology (NASDAQ: KTEC) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of process automation systems including digital sorters, conveyors, and processing equipment. Applying processing knowledge and application expertise, Key helps customers in the food processing and other industries improve quality, increase yield, and reduce cost. An ISO-9001 certified company, Key manufactures its products at its headquarters in Walla Walla, Washington, USA and in Beusichem, the Netherlands; Hasselt, Belgium; and Redmond, Oregon, USA. Key offers customer demonstration and testing services at five locations including Walla Walla, Beusichem, and Hasselt as well as Sacramento, California, USA and Melbourne, Australia; and maintains a sales and service office in Santiago de Queretaro, Mexico.

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