CANTRELL, Gainesville, Ga. — Kurt Danzy has been named national accounts manager for Tyson Foods. Danzy will handle all communications between Cantrell and Tyson's corporate office. He will continue to serve as U.S. central region accounts manager serving customers in Arkansas, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin, North and South Dakota, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, western Tennessee and western Kentucky.
GENERA ENERGY INC., Vonore, Tenn. — Keith Brazzell has been promoted to chief operating officer. Brazzell will be responsible for ramping up operational capability to improve and expand the systems, processes and resource base required to create a complete and fully integrated biomass system. He was most recently vice president of operations and technology.
GLOBAL ANIMAL PRODUCTS INC., Amarillo, Texas — Dr. Mike Brown has joined the company as director of international development and beef research. Brown will concentrate on the ongoing development of international markets for the company's trace mineral products and on beef cattle research. He was previously with West Texas A&M University.
H.J. BAKER & BRO. INC., Westport, Conn. — Nicole Bartlett has been promoted to director, global marketing. Bartlett will design, implement and direct corporate and divisional marketing objectives on a global basis. She will also be responsible for identifying new target markets and product opportunities and expanding market share in existing markets. She was most recently director of feed product and market development.
Javier Rodriguez has been named country manager for the new sales office in Guadalajara, Mexico. Rodriguez will oversee sales efforts throughout the region. He most recently developed markets for PRO-PAK and other feed ingredients in Mexico.
Dr. Lisa Tager has joined the company as dairy nutrition technical sales manager. Tager will be responsible for sales in New York, Vermont, Maine and other New England states.
KINCANNON & REED, Washington, D.C. — Joseph Sherman has joined the firm as managing director based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Sherman was previously with the International Ethanol Trade Assn.
David Turner has been named head of the Latin America business unit. Turner was most recently managing director.
TEXAS ANIMAL HEALTH COMMISSION, Austin, Texas — Dr. Thomas R. "T.R." Lansford III has been named assistant executive director over animal health programs. Lansford will oversee animal health and emergency management programs. He was most recently Region 5 director.