Archer Daniels Midland Co., Decatur, Ill. Mark Kolkhorst was named president of ADM Milling and ADM Alliance Nutrition, replacing Terry Myers, who is retiring as president of ADM Alliance Nutrition after 42 years of service. Kris Lutt was named president, Golden Peanut Co., working closely with Jimmy Dorsett, the chief executive officer of Golden Peanut, who will be retiring next year after 35 years with the company. And, Scott Walker was named president of ADM Cocoa.
WOW Logistics, Appleton, Wis.
Peter Upton-Rowley was named logistics engineer. He joined the company in June 2003, and over the past nine years has immersed himself in a range of positions, such as warehouse forklift operator before transitioning into an operations coordinator/customer service role and ultimately distribution center manager. Meanwhile, Jamie Hess was appointed operations engineer, bringing eight years of engineering experience within the warehousing and logistics industry. Prior to coming to WOW Logistics, Hess was manager of supply chain engineering and parcel operations for Genco and engineering solutions director for LeSaint Logistics. Together, they will focus on facility design and layout, equipment specifications, IT functionality, manpower planning, developing pricing models, overseeing customer on-boarding requirements and project planning and implementation.
Kantner Group, Los Angeles
The importer, manufacturer and distributor of dairy proteins appointed Linda Cole as its top executive in charge of customer service, responsible for global product orders, import and export business and tradeshow marketing. Cole has more than two decades of experience and previously led customer service operations for International Dairy Ingredients. From 2000-2009, she held various customer service positions at Euro Proteins, a company that was re-branded as Kantner Group in 2005.