Bart Daniel Joins Lummus as Vice President – Business Development

September 21, 2018. Savannah, GA. – Lummus Corporation, the leading solution and equipment supplier to the cotton ginning, oilseed processing, and affiliated industries, has hired Bart Daniel as Vice President – Business Development for its agriculture line of business.

In his internal announcement to employees, Russell Sutton, President of Lummus’s agriculture line of business, cast the vision for Daniel’s hire: “Bart has been brought on board to help us with our strategic initiatives in service transformation and international sales among others. Bart will also help us look into adjacent markets to diversify our customer base. In his new role, Bart will be bringing his vast array of industry experience to seek out new growth opportunities for Lummus’s agriculture line of business.”

Daniel comes to Lummus from Samuel Packaging Systems, where he was Director of Business Development. Prior to that, he was with Leggett & Platt, Inc. from 1997 to 2016, where he held numerous executive roles in multiple business units.

Daniel worked for Mohawk Industries in their Karastan Carpet division as the Plant Manager of the Karastan Rug Mill in Eden, NC. Before that, he was with North American Container Corporation as the Plant Manager of the NACC Calhoun plant in Calhoun, GA. He began his career with Lummus Industries, Inc. in 1985 as a Field/Sales Engineer in Greenville, MS. He also worked with Lummus Machine & Tool in Calhoun, GA, as the Vice President/General Manager of LM&T. Daniel is credited as inventor or co-inventor on 28 U.S. and international patents, primarily covering automated agricultural processing equipment, and he has one patent pending.

Daniel is a graduate of Texas A&M University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering.