People on the Move

Anderson Erickson Dairy — Miriam Erickson Brown has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of the Des Moines, Iowa-based fluid and cultured processor; Warren Erickson has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer.
Bravo Foods International Corp. — Jack Shea has been named director of business development for the North Palm Beach, Fla.-based company’s Allied brands.
Dean Foods Co. — Jack Callahan has been named chief financial officer of the Dallas-based company.
Computerway Food Systems — Doug Vann has joined the High Point, N.C.-based company as electronics engineer.
Fristam Pumps USA — Bill Kueking has joined the Middleton, Wis.-based company as midwest regional sales manager.
Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies — Jody Ring joins the Rice Lake, Wis.-based company as inside sales department representative.
Krones Inc. — Heinz Sommer, chief executive officer and board member of the Franklin, Wis.-based company, has retired; Holger Beckmann has been elected as his successor.
Portola Packaging — Jeffery Swoyer has been appointed vice president of human resources for the Batavia, Ill.-based company; Lorna Millar has been appointed senior vice president of sales and marketing for the Americas; Thomas Hennessy has joined as vice president of strategic customers; and Ron Pettineo has been appointed director of sales.  
Silliker Inc. — Leslie Thompson has been named operations manager for the Homewood, Ill.-based company’s food science center in South Holland, Ill.; Todd Dechter has been appointed auditing account manager; and Dianne West has been named auditing client service manager.
Solvay America Inc. — Rene Degreve has been named president and chief executive officer for the Houston-based company.
Fona International Inc. — Gretchen Moon has joined the Geneva, Ill.-based company as account executive, Chris Naese has joined as senior account executive and Donovan Wong has joined as director of strategic account development.
Kerry Specialty Ingredients — Christopher Warsow has joined the Beloit, Wis.-based company as research chef of new business development.
Kerry Sweet Ingredients — Andrea Logan has been named research and development technician for the New Century, Kan.-based company’s chilled and frozen desserts initiative.
Main Street Ingredients — Phil Blanchard has joined the La Crosse, Wis.-based company as account manager for its Food Ingredient Group; Carla Dewey has joined as account manager of health and nutrition; and Eric Rogich has been promoted to assistant plant manager.
Parker Products Inc. — Greg Hodder has been named president of the Fort Worth, Texas-based manufacturer of ice cream inclusions; Shon Essex has been named executive vice president.
American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI) Bobby Hall has been named the 2006 recipient of the Elmhurst, Ill.-based association’s Award of Merit.
International Association for Food Protection — Vickie Lewandowski has been elected secretary of the Des Moines, Iowa-based association’s executive board.
International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) Tom Nagle has been promoted to senior vice president of the Washington, D.C.-based association.  
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