CENTRAL LIFE SCIENCES, Schaumburg, Ill. — Tony Schultz has joined the company as brand manager, farm and ranch. Schultz will manage all brand and new product development initiatives for the Starbar and Pre-Strike product lines across all current channels. He was previously with True Value Co.
HARRISVACCINES INC., Ames, Iowa — Jodi French has been appointed head of manufacturing and regulatory affairs. French will be responsible for the production of both unlicensed and U.S. Department of Agriculture-licensed vaccine products. She will oversee all aspects of quality assurance and quality control and will initiate and manage USDA correspondence regarding both product and facility licensure.
Molly O'Regan has joined the company as customer service associate. O'Regan will be responsible for various customer accounts as well as customer inquiries and customer interaction.
KEMIN, Des Moines, Iowa — Thanos Souroutzidis has joined the company as marketing director for the petfood ingredient division. Souroutzidis will be responsible for implementing strategic marketing initiatives worldwide. He will also work with the division's product managers, commercial team and research staff to develop new products and technologies. He was previously with Proctor & Gamble.
VETS PLUS INC., Menomonie, Wis. — Dale R. Metz has joined the company as director of companion animal business. Metz will manage the companion animal business unit to grow sales of the private-label and branded products. He was previously with FoodScience Corp.
WYFFELS HYBRIDS, Geneseo, Ill. — Dr. Scott Furbeck has been named product development manager. Furbeck will be responsible for testing and managing corn hybrids and seed technology. He will plan and coordinate research activities and agronomic experiments and will help train the sales force on hybrid characteristics, product placement, new traits and general agronomic information. He was previously with Syngenta and Golden Harvest.
ZINPRO CORP., Eden Prairie, Minn. — Carol Lin has been promoted to key account manager-China. Lin will be responsible for overseeing key accounts and further growing the dairy business in the China market. She was most recently key account technical sales manager-China.