People On The Move

PROCESSORS
Foremost Farms USA — Michael McDonald has been named vice president of human resources for the Baraboo, Wis.-based cooperative.
Land O’Lakes Inc. — Dave Alrick has been promoted to director of industrial cheese and dairy proteins sales for the Minneapolis-based company.
Masters Gallery Foods — Jeffrey Giffin, a 16-year veteran of the Plymouth, Wis.-based company, has been promoted to president, replacing Christopher Gentine, who resigned his position.
Sargento Foods Inc. — Michael Vaszily has joined the Plymouth, Wis.-based cheese company as senior brand manager of its consumer products division.
PROCESSOR SUPPLIERS
Computerway Food Systems — Steven Gourley has joined the High Point, N.C.-based company as fabricator.
Fristam Pumps USA — John Piganelli has joined the Middleton, Wis.-based company as northeast regional sales manager; Craig Zeni has joined as southeast regional sales manager and David Kirk has been appointed southwest regional sales manager.
R&D SUPPLIERS
Blommer Chocolate Co. — Jeffrey Rasinski and Sheila Fortune have joined the Chicago-based company’s commodity department, located in East Greenville, Pa. Rasinski joins as director of commodities and Fortune joins as hedge specialist.  
In addition, Allen Harju has been named director of Blommer’s supply chain.
Citroil Enterprises Inc. — J. Hunter Christensen has been appointed senior account executive for the Carlstadt, N.J.-based company’s recently opened flavor division.
Pecan Deluxe Candy Co. — James Bruce joins the Dallas-based company as southeastern regional sales manager. 
D.D. Williamson — Kevin Folkes has been named vice president of global sales for the Louisville, Ky.-based company.
OBITUARIES
Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) — Chris Dinsdale, former vice president of sales and marketing for the Tillamook, Ore.-based cheese manufacturer, died March 1. Dinsdale, along with his father Owen, were largely responsible for creating and growing TCCA’s current sales and marketing program.