Finlay Extracts & Ingredients USA Inc., promoted Stephen M. Olyha from chief operating officer to chief executive officer.

Flow Products LLC announced the retirement of Dennis Helmke after 40 years of service in the food and beverage industries. Helmke was president of Flow Products.

Steven R. Zirkel joined Metl-Span as the new president.

Allen Flavors named Joe Harriman as vice president of sales and marketing.

Rovema North America hired Paul Wilson as vice president of sales and marketing.     

The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board  appointed 12 members: Warren L. Chamberlain, Oregon (Region 1); Brad J. Scott, California, (Region 2); Pauline Tjaarda, California (Region 2); Deb A. Vander Kooi, Minnesota (Region 5); Raymond L. Diederich, Wisconsin (Region 6); Randall E. Koller, Wisconsin (Region 6); Jessica Tekippe-Schmitt, Iowa (Region 7); Kim Korn, Idaho (Region 8) and Cyndy VanLieshout, New York (Region 12). Reappointed to serve second terms were: Lawrence A. Hancock, Incumbent, Texas (Region 4); Joseph M. Kelsay, Incumbent, Indiana (Region 9); and Marilyn K. Hershey, Incumbent, Pennsylvania (Region 11).

Cherney Microbiological Services Ltd., promoted Amanda Matczynski to marketing, public relations and community service director. 

Ken Klug joined QCS Purchasing as director of business development and supply chain.

Pentair’s Food & Beverage Process Solutions’ North America office hired Gordon Dalley as the strategic account manager/Canadian regional sales manager. 

M.G. Newell named Robbie Roof as general manager for its Nashville, Tenn., division.

Jonathan Long was promoted to United Kingdom sales manager at Leary Robatech Ltd.

John Wallace joined Flavor & Fragrances Specialties Inc. as senior account executive.

Force measurement, load monitoring and suspended weighing load cell manufacturer Straightpoint Inc. named Tressie LaBass customer and sales support administrator.