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Industry & People: May 2013

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Ted Masters
Ted Masters was appointed president and CEO of HART Communication Foundation, the standards foundation for communication technology in process automation.
Shat-R-Shield, Inc. announced that Tom Salter will join the company as vice president of marketing.
Mondelez International nominated Ratan N. Tata to its board of directors.
Bunge North America named George Allard vice president and general manager of its oils business. Allard will replace Rodney Perry, who will transfer to Bunge’s European office as vice president, food and ingredients for Europe. Wade Ellis will replace Allard as vice president and general manager of Bunge’s North American drilling business.
NSF International announced the promotion of Lori Bestervelt to executive vice president and chief technical officer. Bob Pietrowski has been promoted to vice president of NSF’s global health sciences division, and Kurtis Kneen has been promoted to vice president of global laboratories.
Marcel Smits joined Cargill as chief financial officer.
OYSTAR USA named John W. Panaseny as president. 
SAI Global will acquire the Steritech Group’s Supply Chain Certification Services, which offers auditing, training and other services to companies seeking better food safety risk management.
Northwest Food Processors Association honored Paul Halberstadt, senior environment director for ConAgra Foods, and Alan Prouty, vice president of environmental and regulatory affairs for the J.R. Simplot Company, with the 2012 Eagle Award. The award is presented to individuals who have made the most significant contribution to the advancement of a project or program in support of NWFPA’s mission.
Grocery Manufacturers Association appointed Karin Moore as vice president and general counsel.

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