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Lou Nieto joined ConAgra Foods as president of packaged meats and deli.

Lou Nieto joined ConAgra Foods as president of packaged meats and deli. Most recently, he was president and chief executive officer of Federated Group, a privately held provider of private brands to grocery retailers.

Kraft Foods hired Karen May as executive vice president, global human resources. May replaces Terry Faulk, who is retiring.

Alessandro Terenghi was appointed president of Alfa Laval Inc. He most recently served as managing director of Alfa Laval's Adriatic region.

Chloe Foods Corp. acquired Salad De-Lites, a Bronx, NY-based distributor of premium salads and other food products.

Michael Polk was named group vice president of Unilever's foods and home and personal care business, and Alan Jope was appointed group vice president, global spreads, cooking products & dressings, food category. Prior to these appointments, Polk and Jope co-led Unilever's US business as group vice president, foods, and group vice president, home and personal care, respectively.

Dole Food Co. promoted Javier Idrovo to president of Dole Worldwide Packaged Foods, to replace Peter M. Nolan, who is retiring.

Joseph Scalzo is president and chief executive officer of Dean Foods' WhiteWave Foods division. Scalzo was most recently group vice president of personal care and global value chain for the Gillette Co.

Scott O'Hara will join the H. J. Heinz Co. on January 1, 2006, as executive vice president, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World. O'Hara is currently senior vice president, Europe for Gillette Group International.

Lisa Crist will become director of human resources and environmental health and safety for SK Foods, an international grower and processor.

Jenny Scott is vice president of food safety programs for the Food Products Association. She will direct the FPA's food safety activities on issues including food inspection and HACCP.

Clearly Canadian Beverage Corp. appointed Brent Lokash as president. He will be responsible for all facets of corporate operations.

The Pepsi Bottling Group named Robert King as president, North American Field Operations. Most recently, he was senior vice president, national sales and field marketing for the company.

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