Danisco, Madison, Wis.-Ashley Joyce is hired as marketing specialist to the Probiotics Group. Joyce received her BS with a major in food science from the university in May 2006.
Procorp Inc., Milwaukee, Wis.- Robert Brillhart joins as project engineer. In previous positions, Brillhart has managed full-scale operations, performed pilot testing, trained plant operators, and provided on-site troubleshooting.
TIC Gums, Belcamp, Md.-After completing his role as interim president, Scott Riefer will now serve as vp of Science and Technology. Greg Andon, formerly vp of New Business Development, has been named president. Libby Haven, previously manufacturing manager, has been promoted to the role of vp of Operations.
B&H Labeling Systems, Ceres, Calif.-Jim Moshier is appointed director of engineering. Moshier brings seven years of engineering experience in manufacturing packaging equipment to this position.
Master-Bilt, New Albany, Miss.- Kenny Owen is promoted to operations manager and Pat Melvin to engineering manager, They have 14 and 12 years, respectively, with the company.
Parker Hannifin Corp., Oxnard, Calif.-Beverly Hedaria has been appointed to the customer service representative position for Parker's Process Advanced Filtration Division (PAF). She has more than 11 years experience.
Elgin Dairy Foods Inc., Chicago, Ill.- James Gignac is promoted to executive vp and Daniel Blum is promoted to director of sales. The two have worked for the company for eight and seven years, respectively.
Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Madison, Wis.-Stan Woodworth has joined as vp, Channel Marketing. Woodworth was most recently with Antigo Cheese Co. as the national sales and marketing manger and has additional sales and marketing experience working with Swiss Valley Farms, Kraft Foods and Stockton Cheese Co. Heather Porter Engwall has been promoted to director of National Product Communications, having worked for WMMB for five years.
Mastertaste Inc., Teterboro, N.J.- David Diaz joins as general manager of the flavors team in Pachuca, Mexico. Most recently, Diaz served as business unit manager for ISP Northern Latin America.
Serac USA, Carol Stream, Ill.- William Desmond is appointed east coast sales mgr. He has more than 15 years of engineering, sales and new business development experience.
Flow Products, LLC, Kenosha, Wis.-Sandy Olivieri and Melissa Fryer have joined as heat exchanger process engineers. Both previously worked at APV Invensys.
LycoRed Corp., Fairfield, N.J.-Bill Murphy is new director of the Premix Business Unit, established in June to serve the U.S. and Canada. Jessica Calhoun joins as manager, technical services.
Briess Malt & Ingredients Company, Chilton, Wis.- TinTin Delphin has been named division mgr.-West and Steve King is division mgr.-East. The two have 54 years of experience combined.
Pecan Deluxe Candy Company, Dallas, Tex.-Mike Morris joins as vp of technical services. Mike was Director of R&D for Coolbrands for 14 years.
Cognis Nutrition & Health, La Grange, Ill.- David Cai, Ph.D. joins as sr. scientist. Dr. Cai previously was sr. technology scientist at the William Wrigley Jr. Company.
Dragun Corporation, Farmington Hills, Mich.-Sarah Clement joins as associate in the Property Transaction Group. The company solves complex soil and groundwater problems.
J. Rettenmaier USA, Schoolcraft, Mich.- Wilhem (Bill) Michel was named sr. acct. mgr. for the Midwest region. His previous experience includes senior sales positions with several leading food ingredient manufacturers.
FKI Logistex®, St. Louis, Mo.-Lauren Beckmann is promoted to director of human resources. She joined the company in 1996.
US Door and Building Components, Orlando, Fla.- Chuck Carr was assigned to South Central Sales Manager self-storage and commercial door products. Before joining US Door, Carr, was one of the founders of Renaissance Steel.
Design Group Inc., St. Louis, Mo.-Michael Bauer is promoted to managing partner, Philadelphia. Alan Cheney is promoted to managing partner, Sacramento, Calif. Chris Manley becomes managing partner, Greenville, S.C. Robert Redman is promoted to Concord, N.H. managing partner.
ASSA ALBOY Identification Technology (ITG), Iwalluf, Germany-Juan Carlos García has been appointed president. He has served as CEO and COO at ORGA Kartensysteme.
Swiss-American Inc., St. Louis, Mo.-Joe Hoff is now president. His career spans more than 25 years with companies like Procter & Gamble and Anheuser Busch.
D.D. Williamson, Louisville, Ky.-Margaret A. Lawson is vp, Science and Innovation. As Fellow and current President of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Ms. Lawson also serves on the University Industrial Advisory Board for University of California at Davis, and Board of Advisors for Xengaru Fun Foods.
Haskell, Jacksonville, Fla.-Darryl Wernimont becomes director of process and integration services. He has been with the company since 1999.