People and Industry News: February 2015
Lamb Weston/Meijer, a joint venture between US-based ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston and Netherlands-based Meijer Frozen Food, announced plans to invest approximately $150 million to expand its frozen potato facility in the Netherlands.
The North American Meat Institute named Pete Thomson senior vice president of legislative affairs.
Bern McPheely, a member of the Dorner Mfg. board of directors, was inducted into the Packaging Hall of Fame Class of 2014.
Olam International is set to acquire ADM’s cocoa business for $1.3 billion to create a global, integrated cocoa business.
The Measurement Control and Automation Association (MCAA) elected Bob Carrell as chairman and Joe Incontri as vice-chairman.
Tomm Frungillo was promoted to vice president of Camfil APC Americas.
Ball Corporation named Erik Bouts as senior vice president and COO of the company’s global metal beverage packaging business.
Kraft Foods Group, Inc. announced its board of directors named John Cahill as chairman and CEO.
Spee-Dee named David Navin as president and CEO.
Anheuser-Busch will spend $150 million to expand the facility of its subsidiary Metal Container Corp.
Ruth Kimmelshue was appointed president of Cargill Meat Solutions.
Bumble Bee will be acquired by Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited for $1.5 billion.