AJINOMOTO HEARTLAND INC., Chicago, Ill. -- Dr. Zhirong Jiang has joined the company as nutrition director. Jiang will be responsible for overseeing nutrition research and technical services. He was most recently with Ajinomoto Thailand.
Dr. Kevin Touchette has joined the company as swine nutrition manager. Touchette will be responsible for managing the swine research and service programs. He was previously with Cargill.
ANIMAL SCIENCE PRODUCTS INC., Nacogdoches, Texas -- Kyle Adkison has joined the sales team as territory manager. Adkison will be responsible for sales in the northern and western portions of Texas, eastern New Mexico and Oklahoma.
THE MAKHTESHIM AGAN GROUP, Tel-Aviv, Israel -- Jean-Marc Dardier has been appointed head of global marketing. Dardier will lead marketing activities as well as define and implement global marketing and branding strategies. He was previously with Syngenta.
PANCOSMA, Geneva, Switzerland -- Ronald Kraft has been appointed sales director for north and east Europe and areas of the Middle East.
Rey Fortino Rios has joined the company as salesman for Latin America.
Manuel Soto has been appointed sales director for Latin America. Soto will manage new partnerships in the area.
Marcos Teixido has been appointed sales director for the Mediterranean and Africa.