RICHMOND, VA. — The Markel Bakery Group, a subsidiary of Markel Ventures, has named Scott Bieker as sales director for Tromp Group Americas.

Mr. Bieker brings to Tromp 25 years of baking industry experience from Danisco, AIB International, Nonni’s, and Earthgrains, where he began his career as a baker.

As sales director, Mr. Bieker will be responsible for introducing Tromp Group bakery equipment to specialty bakers throughout North America. Additionally, he will be responsible for supporting existing customers across the Markel Bakery Group companies.

Mr. Bieker will be based out of the AMF Bakery Systems headquarters in Richmond.