People on the Move

PROCESSORS
Kraft Foods Inc. — Betsy Holden has resigned her positions as president of global marketing and category development and member of the Northfield, Ill.-based company’s board of directors. Paula Sneed, former senior vice president of marketing resources, has been appointed executive vice president of global marketing resources and initiatives, and John Baxter, former senior vice president of global snacks, has been appointed executive vice president of global category development.
Sargento Foods Inc. — Guy Beardsmore has joined the Plymouth, Wis.-based company as corporate chef and Marta Turley has joined as national accounts manager for the company’s food service division. Dorene Munoz has also joined Sargento as senior research scientist, along with Phil Delpierre as director of research and development and Dr. Soma Gandikota as senior research scientist.
PROCESSOR SUPPLIERS
Aquionics — Jon McClean has been appointed president of the Erlanger, Ky.-based company.
Dairy Conveyor Corp. — Two new field sales engineers have been recruited for outside sales and engineering responsibilities for the Brewster, N.Y.-based company. Karl Kehrberg, based in western Minnesota, will cover the upper Midwest region for the company, and Bruce Macphearson, based in Overland Park, Kan., is responsible for the South Central region.
Eurotherm — Dan Bender has been appointed product marketing manager for the Leesburg, Va.-based company’s power control products.
Fortitech Inc. — Mark Fanion has been appointed communications manager for the Schenectady, N.Y.-based company’s global offices in the United States, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America and Mexico.
Information Resources Inc. — Sunil Garga has been appointed president of the Chicago-based company’s Analytic Insights Group.
Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed Inc. — Robert Newman has been appointed business manager of service and customer support for the Ithaca, N.Y.-based company.
SupremeCorp. — Bob Wilson has been appointed president and chief operating officer of the Goshen, Ind.-based company.
Total Quality Logistics Inc. — Kerry Byrne has joined the Cincinnati-based company as executive vice president.
R&D SUPPLIERS
QA Products — William Day has been named president and chief executive officer of the Elk Grove Village, Ill.-based company.
ASSOCIATIONS
Food Processing Machinery Association — The Alexandria, Va.-based organization has announced that Royal Oyster, former branch chief of equipment review for the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service, will receive the Honorary Lifetime Member Award at the association’s annual meeting in September.
OBITUARIES
Germantown Manufacturing Co. — Duane Poulterer, 84, former company president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board, died May 25. Poulterer had been a past chairman of International Association of Food Industry Suppliers and chairman of the Production Conference of the Pennsylvania Manufacturing Confectioners Association.