People On The Move

PROCESSORS
Alto Dairy — John Smedema has been named president of operations for the Waupun, Wis.-based cheese manufacturer.
Bravo Foods International Corp. — Stan Harris has joined the North Palm Beach, Fla.-based maker of fortified, flavored milk drinks as chief marketing officer.
Organic Valley Family of Farms — Lowell Rheinheimer has joined La Farge, Wis.-based cooperative as regional pool coordinator for Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina and Tennessee.
PROCESSOR SUPPLIERS
FKI Logistex — Bob Duplain has been appointed president of the warehouse and distribution division of the St. Louis-based company.
IPEC — John Borrelli has joined the New Castle, Pa.-based company as national sales manager.
Sidel Inc. — Gregory Luka has been promoted to vice president of sales and business development for North America for the Norcross, Ga.-based company.
R&D SUPPLIERS
Mastertaste Inc. — Lynn Brown has been appointed senior account manager for the Teterboro, N.J. –based company’s flavors division.
Wild Flavors Inc. — Kevin Gavin has been appointed chief operating officer of the Erlanger, Ky.-based company.
ASSOCIATIONS
Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) Tom Suber has been promoted to executive vice president of international marketing, Gregory Miller has been promoted to executive vice president of innovation and Rick Naczi has been promoted to executive vice president of U.S. sales and marketing for the Rosemont, Ill.-based organization.
Food Industry Business Roundtable (FIBR) Don Whittemore, founder of Dandy Don’s Homemade Ice Cream, has been elected president of the Southern Calif.-based non-profit business association.
National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) Tom Balmer has been promoted to executive vice president, Jaime Castaneda has been promoted to senior vice president for government relations and trade, Rob Byrne has been promoted to senior vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs, and Christopher Galen has been promoted to senior vice president of communications of the Arlington, Va.-based organization.