Our Team

John Holland

Managing Partner of Sollich North America, John became involved in the confectionery industry in 1984 after graduating from University in England. In 1986 John studied at one of Europe’s best known candy schools, the Borough Polytechnic in London and received the student of the year award.

In 1990, John relocated to the United States to establish a US office for an equipment manufacturer, subsequently purchasing the US business, J Holland Corporation, before forming Sollich North America along with Bob Limburg.

John is very active in the industry and has served on the PMCA Conference Planning Committee, the NCA Advisory Committee and the Candy Kettle Committee. He was the Chairman of the 1999 NCA Supplies Expo Committee.

In 2014 John was inducted into the Candy Hall of Fame.

Robert Limburg

Founder and Managing Partner; representing Sollich since 1979.


Danila Daniloff

Sales Engineer with Sollich North America, received his Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics in 2005.

In 2006, Danila relocated to the United States and began his career at TeamGear, a sports apparel manufacturing company, where he led the IT department and managed online sales related projects.

In 2011, Danila joined the sales team of Sollich North America in his current position.


Sean Burns

Sean grew up in Massachusetts and graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth in 2010. After over three years of business to business sales of electrical systems for industrial applications, Sean moved to Florida and joined the Sollich North America team as a Sales Engineer in 2015.


Beth Barnas

Spare Parts Manager for Sollich North America, Beth has worked coordinating spare parts for Sollich KG equipment since 1997 and has established relationships with clients and has an extensive knowledge of spare parts.


Amanda Youngers

Amanda joined the SNA team in 2015, providing administrative assistance to the sales team. She also assists Beth Barnas in the Spare Parts department.


Tony Puchtinger

Graduated from the Technical University in Berlin, Germany in 1984. He started with Sollich KG Germany in 1985 as a service engineer, traveling worldwide installing and starting up Sollich equipment. 1988 Tony started focusing on the North American market and shortly thereafter moved to Ontario, Canada. For the past 18 years he has serviced Canada and the United States exclusively.

Tony can be contacted through the Sollich North America phone system so he can provide after sales service support for all US and Canadian customers of Sollich KG.