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Food and Beverage Expert Joins the MAVERICK Leadership Team

COLUMBIA, Ill., July 19, 2011 — MAVERICK Technologies, a global leader in industrial automation, enterprise integration and sustaining services, is pleased to welcome Kirk Norris to its world-class leadership team in the role of vice president of operational consulting.

Norris has a proven track record of success spanning more than 26 years in the food and beverage industry. During that time he rose from the plant floor to become resident brewmaster, plant manager and eventually an executive. Most recently, Norris served as president of the Anheuser-Busch Packaging Group, a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev.

“We’re to leverage Kirk’s skills and experience as the leader of our operational consulting group,” said Paul J. Galeski, P.E., CAP, CEO and founder of MAVERICK. “In this role, Kirk will provide business and operational insights, helping our clients identify opportunities for improvement and to reach the point where potential meets performance.”

All of us at MAVERICK welcome Kirk to the team.

About MAVERICK Technologies
Founded in 1999, MAVERICK Technologies is the largest independent systems integrator and a global leader in industrial automation, enterprise integration and sustaining services for clients across a wide range of manufacturing and process industries. Leveraging its unique enterprise-wide perspective, MAVERICK identifies suboptimal operations and improves performance for greater safety, efficiency and overall profitability. The company’s people, processes and technical capabilities ensure delivery of the right solution for every project, using the most appropriate technology. Organizations around the world depend on MAVERICK’s responsiveness, results-driven approach and dedication to their success. Over the years, MAVERICK has completed more than 7,000 projects in 45 countries across six continents. To learn more about MAVERICK, please visit

Kirk Norris can be reached at 618.281.1350 and