ANIMART INC., Beaver Dam, Wis. — Tashina Williams has joined the company as marketing associate of the dairy and livestock division. Williams will aid with the development and execution of marketing plans, website communications and additional marketing projects. She will support the marketing communications efforts by introducing new products, programs and services to the sales team and customer base.
KEMIN, Des Moines, Iowa — Travis Krause has joined the food technologies division as technical sales manager. Krause will be responsible for growing and developing business in the North Central region of the U.S. He was previously with Trilogy Essential Ingredients.
John Robitaille has joined the food technologies division as technical sales manager. Robitaille will be responsible for growing and developing business in the western region of the U.S. He was previously with Foran Spice Co. Inc.
Fabio de Jesus Rodrigues has joined the food technologies division as technical sales manager. Rodriques will serve the Brazilian market in South America. He was previously with J. Rettenmaier.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE DEPARTMENTS OF AGRICULTURE, Washington, D.C. — Dudley Hoskins has joined the association as public policy counsel. Hoskins was previously with Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment.
Elizabeth Rowland has joined the association as office manager.
TECHMIX, Stewart, Minn. — Bob Nedley has joined the company as sales representative. Nedley will focus on cattle and developing animal health within Nebraska and surrounding territory. He was previously with Nelson Labs.
Ryan Nolt has joined the company as dairy territory sales manager. Nolt will focus mainly on dairy and beef.
USA RICE FEDERATION, Arlington, Va. — Michael Klein has joined the organization as vice president of marketing and communications. Klein will report on the rice industry to the public, legislators, regulators and the media.
WHEAT GROWERS, Aberdeen, S.D. — Jerry Burns has joined the MZB marketing team as key account specialist. Burns will work in the southern South Dakota area for MZB and assist the sales team and growers.
WORLD DAIRY EXPO, Madison, Wis. — Crystal McNett has been named trade show manager. McNett will manage the expo's trade show and will be the lead contact for commercial exhibitors, including communications, contracts and show floor layout. She was most recently trade show and project coordinator.
Susan Orth has been named sponsorship manager. Orth will be the lead contact for sponsors, sponsor customer service and communications. She will continue in her role to serve as expo staff connection for the World Forage Analysis Superbowl. She was most recently trade show manager.