People and Industry News: April 2016
Rovema North America, a subsidiary of Rovema GmbH, hired Ken Place as director of project management.
George Weston Limited appointed Galen G. Weston as director and non-executive deputy chairman. Paviter S. Binning, president, will assume the additional position of CEO.
Nestlé Waters North America appointed Nelson Switzer as vice president and chief sustainability officer.
Bunting Magnetics Co. promoted Robert Bunting to general manager, magnet materials division.
Reading Bakery Systems promoted Shane Hanlon to director, parts sales and service.
Waters Corporation named Christopher J. O’Connell its new CEO.
Paratherm – Heat Transfer Fluids named Edward Delate business director.
Rockwell Automation will acquire MagneMotion.
The American Frozen Food Institute elected three officers to its board of directors. Larry Cope of Clear Springs Foods was named chair; Stan Firestone of Firestone Pacific Foods was selected as vice chair; and Paul Bakus of Nestlé USA was named immediate past chair.
ADCO Manufacturing hired Michael N. May as senior vice president of operations.
Ventura Foods completed its acquisition of the Wing’s Foods sauces and condiments business.
Victory Brewing Company (Victory) formed an alliance with Southern Tier Brewing Company under parent company Artisanal Brewing Ventures (ABV).
CTI Foods has acquired Liguria Foods.