Francois Truffier named President of Synerlink

François Truffier chez Synerlink

Truffier brings years of leadership experience in international manufacturing to the Barry-Wehmiller packaging company.

He comes to Synerlink with an extensive track record of building and growing global equipment businesses. He is consistently recognized as a customer-centric leader whose values are aligned with Barry-Wehmiller’s philosophy of Truly Human Leadership.

“Francois’ leadership style and experience, his background in international manufacturing, and his commitment to meeting or exceeding
customer expectations, are just the characteristics we were looking for to guide the Synerlink business,” said Carol O’Neill, Group President of BW Packaging Systems. “Synerlink is uniquely positioned for growth in the fill-seal and form-fill-seal markets and we feel Francois has the vision and leadership skills to help the business reach its full potential.”

Truffier recently served as Vice President, Global Parts for the Terex Corporation, where he served as Vice-President, Global Marketing, Product and Commercial Strategy. Truffier also held leadership roles in John Deere and Snecma (now the Safran Group.) He has a Master’s in Engineering from Arts et Métiers ParisTech and received his Master’s in Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and has a leadership certification from the Center for Creative Leadership in Colorado Springs.
“What attracted me to a Barry-Wehmiller company is the caring culture. It’s what makes Barry-Wehmiller special,” Truffier said. “I’m excited to be part of a company that puts people and performance in harmony. With the entire team at Synerlink, I really want to extend that care and culture of service to our current customers and to expand our service to many more companies.”