People & Industry News: June 2016
US Foods has acquired Food Genius.
McCormick & Co. Inc. acquired Botanical Food Co. Pty. Ltd for $114 million.
Helen Smith Price and Christine Quinn were elected vice presidents of The Coca-Cola Company board of directors. Price was named vice president of global community affairs and president of The Coca-Cola Foundation. Quinn was named director, flavor ingredient supply.
MULTIVAC, Inc. hired Drew Lericos as marketing director for its US business.
Hormel Foods Corporation entered into an agreement to sell Diamond Crystal Brands, Inc. to an affiliate of Peak Rock Capital, LLC.
The Food Marketing Institute named Susan Borra as chief health and wellness officer and executive director of the FMI Foundation.
Yaskawa America, Inc. promoted Mike Knapek to CEO.
Ardent Mills named Kent Juliot as vice president of the research, quality and technical solutions.
The International Dairy Foods Association promoted Heather Soubra to director, industry relations and special projects.
Lee Industries, Inc. appointed Joshua T. Montler as president, CFO and COO.
Bunting Magnetics Co. promoted Jana Davis to COO.
Doug Weber was named president and CEO of Weber Packaging Solutions, Inc.
The Hershey Company has purchased Ripple Brand Collective, LLC.