Corn Products International announced Santiago Vega joined the company as Senior Manager, Nutrition Marketing. Jennifer Thomas and Frank Gutjahr have joined P.L. Thomas & Co. Thomas is the East Coast Territory Manager for Nutraceuticals Sales and Gutjahr is a Key Account Manager for Food Sales.
Virginia Dare Extract Co. appointed Kevin Nicolson to the position of Quality Assurance Manager.
Jon Davis was named president and CEO of Davisco Foods International, Inc., Le Sueur, Minn., succeeding his father, Mark, and grandfather, Stanley.
Patricia Wester has been appointed vice president of regulatory affairs at Food Safety Net Services, San Antonio, Texas. Hydrite Chemical Co. hired David Ewing as the East Region Director for Hydrite Chemical Co's Food Group.
Timothy Lauren was appointed Vice President of U.S. Fragrance Sales and Trista Walas was appointed Sensory Manager at Bell Flavors and Fragrances.
Steve Shing, corporate vice president, sales and marketing at GSC Enterprises, Inc., and James Colucci, recently retired as executive vice president of sales and marketing at Altadis U.S.A., will be the first recipients of the newly established AWMA Hall of Fame Awards by American Wholesale Marketers Association, Fairfax, Va.