People on the Move
ConAgra Foods Inc. — Mark Pettie has been named president of the Omaha, Neb.-based food giant’s dairy division.
Dean Foods Co. — Joseph Scalzo has joined the Dallas-based company’s WhiteWave Foods division as president and chief executive officer.
Tillamook County Creamery Association — Tony Rhodes has joined the Tillamook, Ore.-based processor as corporate regional sales manager, and Brad Vesterby has been appointed national sales manager.
Velvet Ice Cream Co. Inc. — Tammy Todd has been named regional sales manager for the Utica, Ohio-based company’s Indianapolis branch office.
Wells’ Dairy Inc. — John Kennedy has joined the Le Mars, Iowa-based maker of Blue Bunny ice cream products as culinologist to create “signature, consumer-focused, indulgent dairy desserts.” Kennedy is a recent graduate of the culinology degree program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Culinology, a trademark of the Research Chefs Association (RCA), is an emerging discipline which blends culinary arts and food science.
B&H Labeling Systems — The Ceres, Calif.-based company has appointed Guillermo de la Fuente Prieto as Mexico parts sales manager to lead the new BH Labeling Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V. office in Mexico City.
Linde Material Handling North America Corp. — Rich Bevington has joined the Summerville, S.C.-based company as regional sales manager for its North Central region, and Mike Paul, currently regional sales manager for Linde’s Northeast dealers, will assume the additional responsibility for the company’s dealers in central and eastern Canada.
Master-Bilt — Kevin Wilson has been appointed vice president of operations for the New Albany, Miss.-based company.
Scholle Corp. — Jim Rooney has been appointed director of global marketing for the Chicago-based company.
Silliker Inc. — Pam Coleman has been appointed division vice president of chemistry services for the Homewood, Ill.-based company.
Solvay Chemicals Inc. — Dick Hogan has been named president and chief executive officer of the Houston-based company.
Glanbia Nutritionals Inc. — Jim Lees has joined the Monroe, Wis.-based company as vice president of sales for North America, Billie Tessendorf has joined as technical sales manager, and Max Maxwell has joined as business development manager.
SPI Polyols Inc. — Mitch Krukar has joined the New Castle, Del.-based company national accounts manager.$OMN_arttitle="People on the Move";?>