Barry-Wehmiller Network

Leadership Team

We are very proud of the depth and experience of our leadership team at BW ​Integrated Systems. We like to say that we measure success by the way that we touch the lives of people and this team is charged with not only the growth of the business, but the growth of our people-centric culture. It is an awesome responsibility and this team lives the culture. The members of our Executive team bring decades of experience to bear in the pursuit creating harmony between our culture and generating value and I am proud to be associated....Pete Carlson



Executive Leadership

Creating a better future for BW ​Integrated Systems team members is Pete Carlson’s primary goal.  As President of BW ​Integrated Systems, Pete leads the development and implementation of the company’s Vision that balances organizational needs with team member development. “I am passionate about building and growing effective teams and providing growth for our team members.” Pete’s diverse background prepared him to effectively lead the BW Integrated Systems Global organization. Read more about Pete
Michael Morton
inance and Supply Chain

Michael's commitment to ensuring both the financial well being of the organization, as well as to ensuring that BW Integrated Systems team members have the tools to dream and aspire to greater things make him a very unique financial leader.  Michael is the Executive Vice President of Finance and Supply Chain for BW Integrated Systems. He joined the company in 2001 as a Divisional Controller, after successful stops at both USG Corporation and GE.  Read more about Michael
Brett Dexheimer
Brett's career in engineering and manufacturing began in the heavy transportation industry for General Motors, later in the defense industry for Alliant Techsystems and transitioned to the packaging industry with BW Integrated Systems.  As Senior Vice President of Operations, Brett leads all engineering and manufacturing team members at six (6) operating facilities around the United States.  Read more about Brett

Richard Cranston
EMEA Operations

Richard Cranston's commitment to fostering a people-centric culture and developing client-based solutions has made him a respected leader in the Global packaging industry. Richard is the Managing Director of BW ​Integrated Systems' operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa.  His responsibilities across the EMEA region include sales, aftermarket, engineering, supply chain, manufacturing operations, project management and service. Read more about Richard


Scott Smith

Sales / Business Development / Marketing

Scott Smith has spent over 20 years on the commercial side of the Packaging industry. His knowledge and experience in the Global packaging market, combined with his understanding of strategic sales, marketing, planning and business development have made him proven leader in the industry.  As Vice President Sales - EMEA, Scott will lead both key account and new equipment sales teams, while continuing to lead the global marketing and business development teams. Read more about Scott


Eric Collier

Eric Collier brings over 15 years of packaging industry experiences and a solutions-focused approach of the market to our Executive Leadership Team. As ​Vice President of Sales-Americas, Eric leverages his considerable knowledge of both sales structure and strategy, as well as technical expertise in palletization, robotics and end-of-line solutions to rapidly expand our business in non-beverage markets such as dairy, home care, food, wine & spirits. Read more about Eric

Brett JonesBRETT
Bringing 20 years of diverse experience in Barry Wehmiller’s packaging division, Brett’s unique background and leadership philosophy will enable BW Integrated Systems to offer a market-leading Aftermarket support. As Vice President of Aftermarket, Brett is charged with building and maintaining Customer Trust through the entire life cycle of BW Integrated Systems manufactured equipment. Brett enjoys developing customer relationships with his “hands on” approach and through his passion for problem solving. He feels the only way to truly understand the success or challenges of a packaging system is to “see it with your own eyes” and to watch the client team interaction with our system.  Read more about Brett 


Penny DretlPENNY
Penny has a wealth of expertise in the challenges and opportunities that are unique to our industry.  With 30 years of experience in the field of Human Resources and People Development, 20 of those were in the Industrial and Manufacturing sector.  As Vice President of People for BW Integrated Systems, Penny is driven by the desire to coach and inspire others to reach their full potential.   She believes in positively challenging associates to push beyond their comfort zone and working with leaders to provide team members with the opportunity for growth, while embodying the organization’s Guiding Principles of Leadership. Read more about Penny


Tom SpangenbergTOM
Systems Integration
With nearly 25 years of experience in the packaging industry, Tom is widely considered one of the industry’s leading authorities on conveyance, controls automation and systems integration. Tom’s knowledge and his positive approach to clients and their challenges have led to his team’s consistent success over the year and his proven track record for problem-solving, team-based leadership along with client-focused solutions have positioned Tom for his role as Vice President of Systems Integration. Tom and his team are responsible for designing and executing a variety of Packaging Systems, from highly-integrated, full-scale packaging systems to customized automated solutions. Read more about Tom