Industry & People
Robert A. Wright joined Pilgrim's Pride Corporation as executive vice president of the company's turkey division. Wright most recently served as president of Butterball Turkey.
Kellogg Company named Alan F. Harris to the newly created position of chief marketing and customer officer. Harris will also continue in his role as executive vice president of the company.
Mepaco/Apache named Tom Hoffman vice president of sales & marketing and Bill Lynn director of new business development.
T. Duncan Schleiss, vice president of marketing for Emerson Process Management, received the E.G. Bailey award from the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA). He was honored for his contributions to the process automation industry.
After 20 years of service, David Hettinga, vice president and chief technical officer of Land O'Lakes, retired. He joined the company in 1983 as vice president of dairy foods research and development.
Located in Hauppauge, NY, Charles Ross and Son Company expanded its test and development center to 7,000 sq. ft. The facility includes mixing, blending, drying and dispersion equipment.
A subsidiary of Associated British Foods plc, ACH Food Companies Inc. purchased the private label retail bottled oil business of Bunge Foods Corp.'s edible oil division. The purchase includes the manufacturing assets related to the bottled oil and private label retail pan spray oil businesses.