People On The Move
Dean Foods Co. — Harrald Kroeker has been named senior vice president and chief operating officer for the Dallas-based company’s Dairy Group.
Roberts Dairy — Bob Walker has joined the Omaha, Neb.-based processor as its Omaha Division manager.
Alcan — The Chicago-based company has promoted Ilene Gordon to president and chief executive officer of Alcan Packaging and senior vice president of Alcan Inc.
Alcoa — Jeffrey Kellar has joined the company as president of its Richmond, Va.-based Alcoa Flexible Packaging business; he succeeds Bimal Kalvani. Kellar had been vice president of strategic development and marketing for Vernon Hills, Ill.-based Tetra Pak Inc. USA.
Amcor PET Packaging — William Featherstone has joined the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company’s Beverage Division as vice president of sales, and Kim Houchens has been named vice president of product development for North America.
Civacon — Jeff Hunter has been appointed manager of electronics production, operations and engineering for the Kansas City, Mo.-based provider of cargo tank components and systems.
Downes-O’Neill LLC/ eDairy Inc. — Economist Ken Bailey has joined the consulting team of the Chicago-based firms.
Information Resources Inc. (IRI) — Jane Altobelli has joined the Chicago-based company as executive vice president and chief people officer.
Meritech Inc. — Tim Prodanovich has been appointed president of the Golden, Colo.-based maker of automated hand- and boot-washing systems.
Midland Manufacturing — Joe Fiore has been appointed vice president of operations for the Skokie, Ill.-based company.
Multivac Inc. — Jan Erik Kuhlmann has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the Kansas City, Mo.-based company.
Silliker Group Corp.— Russell Flowers has been promoted to chairman of the board and chief scientific officer of the Homewood, Ill.-based company, and Philippe Sans has been named chief executive officer.
Zip-Pak — John Schneider has been named vice president and general manager for the Manteno, Ill.-based company.
Frutarom USA Inc. — Michael Meyers and Kris Watson have joined the North Bergen, N.J.-based company as sales account executives.
Kerry Ingredients-Kerry Sweet Ingredients — John Ashley has been named research and development manager for the New Century, Kan.-based company’s frozen dessert initiative.
Mastertaste Inc. — Linda Racicot has been appointed account manager for the Teterboro, N.J.-based company’s Flavors Division.
Häagen-Dazs — Rose Mattus, 90, co-founder (with her husband Reuben) of the ice cream brand now owned by Nestlé, died November 28 in New Jersey.$OMN_arttitle="People On The Move";?> $OMN_artauthor="";?>