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Chr. Hansen, Silliker and other dairy suppliers add new hires


Fona International hired Julie Liska as customer development director and Terri Bell as account executive; Marissa Piazza earned certified flavorist recognition.

Scholle Packaging hired Melania (Lani) Craddock to lead its global Food Market Sector group as vice president.

Silliker Inc. announced the following personnel moves: Kurt Westmoreland was promoted to vice president of sales and marketing; Neda Vaseghi was named regional director of sales – West; John Iams was promoted to regional director of sales – East; Jeff Lucas rejoined the company as a technical consultant.

Kurt Westmoreland John Iams Jeff Lucas Neda Vaseghi
Kurt Westmoreland John Iams Jeff Lucas Neda Vaseghi

Chr. Hansen added Andy Dederich as senior key account manager to its team in Milwaukee, Wis.

WeighPack Systems Inc. appointed John Cloutier and Derek Chandler as territory managers. Their regions will include Ontario, Manitoba, Michigan and upstate New York.

The Contract Packaging Board of Directors has selected Nikki Johnson as member communications director of the association.

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