Dairy Council of California, Sacramento --Arlan Van Leeuwen named chairmen of the board of directors of Dairy Council of California. The owner and operator of FairView Farms in Chino, Van Leeuwen has served on the organization's boar for 10 years.
National Starch, Bridgewater, N.J. --John McAndrew promoted to the recently created position of director for global accounts. He joined the company in 1984 as a sales representative in the Chicago district.
Pechiney Plastic Packaging Inc., Chicago --Scott Lamerand joins as product mgr. for food flexible packaging. With this new addition, Pechiney is dedicating its resources in growing and enhancing the company's pet food and dry mix product lines. Lamerand brings with him five years of managing and production experience.
Alfa Laval Inc., Pleasant Prairie, Wis. --Zino Lappas named national sales mgr. Lappas has more than 19 years experience in the sanitary fluid handling industry. He joined the former Tri-Clover organization in 1991 and most recently served as eastern regional sales mgr. for Alfa Laval.
Classic Mix Partners, Neenah, Wis. --Hank Sweeney named national Account mgr. He has three years of experience in the dairy dessert mix market. Class Mix, a partnership between Galloway Co. and Formeost Farms USA markets premium frozen dairy mixes for shakes soft serve, ice cream and custard to the restaurant industry.
Robertet Flavors Inc., Piscataway, N.J. --Paul Shapiro joins as director of corporate information technology.
David Michael & Co., Philadelphia --The company has made a number of promotions. Emilio Berardi, Jr. promoted to plant superintendent, George Ennis has promoted to v.p., chief flavor chemist, Diane Gilinsky promoted to v.p., technical services and regulatory affairs, Erica Reiner promoted to assistant v.p., strategic business development, Stuart Rosenbaum promoted to executive v.p., purchasing & MIS, Steven Wilbur promoted to v.p., marketing & customer service, and Harold Yahr promoted to v.p., corporate taxation & accounting.
Charket Chemical Corp., Darien Conn. --Kelley DeLeo appointed sales staff assistant, and Kimberly Howland named customer service representative.
Oden Corp., Tonowanda, N.Y. --Thomas Sliwinski appointed central U.S. regional sales mgr., Michael Weber appointed eastern U.S. regional sales mgr.