BIG DUTCHMAN INC., Holland, Mich. — Brance Boykin has joined the company as field service technician in the floor division.
JE Dilday has joined the company as regional sales manager for the floor sales team in the eastern U.S. Dilday was previously with G&M.
Danielle O'Shinski has joined the floor customer service team. O'Shinski will be responsible for offering customer services to regions including the Midwest and the West Coast. She was previously with Light Corp.
BILL BARR & CO., Overland Park, Kan. — Eric Arnold has been named general manager. Arnold will be responsible for streamlining current processes and evaluating growth opportunities. He was previously with Land O'Lakes/Purina Animal Nutrition.
Dr. Justin Bundy has joined the company as technical sales representative and quality control manager. Bundy will be responsible for handling technical sales and support for the team and quality control.
COLORADO QUALITY RESEARCH INC., Wellington, Colo. — Dr. Dan Moore has joined the company as executive vice president of research. Moore was previously with BASF.
DNA GENETICS, Columbus, Neb. — Chris Allen has joined the company as regional account manager covering Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. Allen will be responsible for direct sales and account management.
Mike Sidwell has joined the company as national account leader. Sidwell will provide sales and service in the central and western Corn Belt.
KOEHL BROTHERS INC., Maroa, Ill. — Jeff Fjelstul has been promoted to general manager. Fjelstul was most recently vice president of parts and sales.
Brooke Wicklund has joined the company as accounting manager. Wicklund will be responsible for creating efficiencies in business processes. Wicklund was previously with Mueller Co.
PURDUE UNIVERSITY, West Lafayette, Ind. — Candace Croney has been appointed director of the Center for Animal Welfare Science. Croney will be responsible for soliciting sources of extramural funding for research and outreach activities, serving as spokesperson and resource person on public policy welfare issues and disseminating knowledge, guidance and expertise of animal welfare science through a variety of media. She will also develop and maintain national and international relationships with leaders in animal agriculture, animal welfare faculty at other universities and institutions, nongovernment organizations and the public. She was most recently associate professor of animal sciences.
ZINPRO CORP., Eden Prairie, Minn. — Patrick Brunner has joined the company as chief financial officer. Brunner will be responsible for directing financial planning and accounting practices, overseeing the global supply chain and customer service, information technology and human resources departments.