PepsiCo, Inc. promoted Al Carey to CEO North America. Kirk Tanner was named president and COO of North America Beverages; Vivek Sankaran was promoted to president and COO of Frito-Lay North America.

Dawn Food Products, Inc. created a co-CEO leadership model. Joining current CEO Carrie Jones-Barber as fellow CEO is Serhat Unsal.

Hormel Foods Corp. announced the retirements of Roland G. Gentzler, vice president of finance and treasurer, and James R. Schroeder, vice president of engineering. As a result, Gary L. Jamison, vice president and chief financial officer at Jennie-O Turkey Store, will advance to vice president and treasurer, and Tyler L. Hulsebus, director of purchasing, will serve as vice president of engineering.

The Austin Company hired J. Brandon Davis as vice president and general manager of its Cleveland operations.

Dennis Armstrong, senior vice president, supply chain logistics and operations support for the J.M. Smucker Company, will retire in September. James Day will assume the role of senior vice president, operations; Robert Ferguson will serve as senior vice president, supply chain.

AMF Bakery Systems promoted Colin Powell to vice president, global operations.

Romaco North America hired Goran Adolfsson to focus on business development.

Buckhorn Inc. named Lane Pence as director of sales.

Hickory Farms, LLC named Diane Pearse as CEO.

Nalco is now named Nalco Water.