Names in the News, 5/5/14

Names in the News, 5/5/14

BOUMATIC, Madison, Wis. — Roger Erdman has retired after 34 years of service with the company. He was most recently chief engineer-dairy systems architecture.

DAIRY ANALYZER LLC dba MARGINSMART, Green Bay, Wis. — Curtis Gerrits has joined the company as sales manager. Gerrits will provide and implement margin management solutions for new and existing dairy clients. He was previously with Marawood Construction Services.

GENESUS, Oakville, Man. — Manuel Araullo has been appointed director of nutrition. Araullo will provide leadership in the animal nutrition area domestically and globally and will collaborate with other staff on a variety of research and development projects.

HARRISVACCINES INC., Ames, Iowa — Andrea Gonzalez has been appointed personnel and office manager. Gonzalez will be responsible for organizing and coordinating office operations and procedures in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency.

Shawna Sansgaard has been appointed controller. Sansgaard will perform day-to-day accounting duties, including preparing invoices, checks, financial reports and other general accounting duties.

VETS PLUS INC., Menomonie, Wis. — Kari Braun has joined the company as graphic designer. Braun will be responsible for print materials and advertising, as well as point-of-purchase displays, website design and brand development. She was previously with Documation.

ZINPRO CORP., Eden Prairie, Minn. — Charles Gay has been promoted to business manager-manufactured feed. Gay will be responsible for direct account sales and district sales of each member of the new manufactured feed business unit. He will also oversee all feed manufacturer sales activities and business coordination for the feed manufacturing sector in the U.S. market. He was most recently account manager-Southeast.

Curt Greer has been promoted to business manager-dairy. Greer will be responsible for direct account sales and district sales of each member of the new dairy business unit. He will also oversee all dairy sales activities and dairy business coordination in the U.S. market. He was most recently account manager-Southwest.

Terry Long has been promoted to business manager-beef. Long will be responsible for direct account sales and district sales of each member of the new beef business unit. He will also oversee all beef sales activities and beef business coordination in the U.S. market. He was most recently account manager-High Plains.

Jose Mendes has been promoted to regional manager-South America. Mendes will be responsible for overseeing the overall direction, coordination, evaluation and success of the sales team and distributors in South America. He was most recently country manager-Brazil.

Mike Parsley has been promoted to business manager-poultry/swine. Parsley will be responsible for direct account sales and district sales of each member of the new poultry/swine business unit. He will also oversee all poultry and swine sales activities and business coordination in the U.S. market. He was most recently account manager-swine.

David Spaulding has joined the company as leader of the new specialty business unit. Spaulding will be responsible for overseeing all specialty market sales activities within the U.S., including market assessment, relationship development and product positioning of new products, specifically within the companion animal and equine markets and other specialty markets in the U.S.

Erik Swensson has been promoted to regional manager-USA. Swensson will be responsible for overseeing the overall direction, coordination, evaluation and success of the U.S. sales team. He was most recently western region manager-U.S.

Volume:86 Issue:18

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