Fristam Pumps USA, Middleton, Wis.- Bill Kueking joins as the Midwest regional sales mgr. He is Six Sigma Greenbelt certified and has 22 years of pump and process industry experience. Duane Ehlke is promoted to the position of dir. of engineering, after being with the company for 13 years. Daniel Osiedacz is also promoted to product mgr.
KHS, Waukesha, Wis.-Jeffrey J. Tietz was named executive dir. of sales- packaging group. Mike Brancato was named executive dir. of sales-beverage group. Bob Pease will oversee proposal and marketing activities as commercial director.
Sargento Foods Inc., Plymouth, Wis.-Brian Kaufman is promoted to engineering dir., natural cuts. Michael Lieber is hired as sr. sales mgr. for both the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountain regions.
The Oregon Dairy Products Commission, Portland, Ore.-Nick Furman joins as CEO and administrator. Established in 1943, the Commission uses promotion, nutrition education, research, and regulatory management to build demand for Oregon dairy products on behalf of Oregon's 350 dairy farm families.
Kerry Ingredients, Beloit, Wis.- Chef Christopher Warsow joins as research chef - new business development to spearhead culinary concept development for new business activities for its Specialty Ingredients business. Andrea Logan joins as research and development technician for the chilled and frozen desserts initiative.
Henson Partners, Fountain Hills, Ariz.-Steve Williams is hired as dir. of business development for the new Richmond, Virginia office. On March 1 of this year, Henson Partners also moved into a newly expanded headquarters in Fountain Hills, Ariz.
FONA Intl., Geneva, Ill.-Gretchen Moon joins as account executive. With more than 20 years experience, Chris Naese is named sr. account executive. Donovan Wong is named dir. of strategic account development.
Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies, Rice Lake, Wis.-Seth Butner was honored for his nearly five decades of outstanding service to the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) International Association of Food Industry Suppliers (IAFIS) at a recent award ceremony. Butner is a senior account executive at Johnson.
Land O'Lakes, Minneapolis, Minn.-Jeff Duffin, dir. of foodservice marketing, was named a 40 Under Forty winner by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Duffin has been with Land O' Lakes for five years.
Brigham's Inc., Arlington, Mass.- Greg Campbell joins as dir. of sales- grocery. Bob Carlson, who had been dir. of sales for Brigham's since 2004, becomes v.p. of foodservice and brand development. Greg Welch joins as v.p. of finance and business development.
Westfalia Technologies, York, Pa.-Richard Harrell is named CFO. Prior to joining Westfalia, Harrell held management positions in auditing for Ernst & Young and served as treasurer and controller for Advantica Inc.
The International Dairy Foods Association-Kristin Pearson Wilcox is promoted to v.p. of legislative and political affairs. She played a prominent role in promoting the Child Nutrition Act that enhanced milk's role in schools and, most recently, the Milk Regulatory Equity Act.