ATCHISON, KAS. — Bruce Gubser has joined MGP Ingredients as east central regional sales manager for ingredients. Mr. Gubser has more than 20 years of sales management, food science and technical applications experience.

Since 2005, Mr. Gubser was employed with Herbstreith & Fox Inc., Elmsford, N.Y., as a regional technical sales manager, overseeing product application projects and performing an instrumental role in new product introductions. From 1997 to 2005, he was national technical sales manager for meat products at Degussa, in Atlanta. Before that, he was an applications technician for Penford Food Ingredients in Denver.

“The MGP family is very pleased to welcome Bruce to our sales team,” said Mike Buttshaw, vice-president of ingredients sales. “He will make a great addition to our company, further strengthening our resources to support our customers’ growth platforms. We look forward to his support and expertise as we continue to meet the needs of our customers for highly functional and nutritious ingredient solutions.”

Mr. Gubser received a bachelor’s of science degree in food science with a concentration in meat processing from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo.