ARM & HAMMER ANIMAL NUTRITION, Princeton, N.J. — Patrick Kahle has joined the company as dairy enterprise account manager for the Northeast region of the U.S. Kahle was previously with Chr. Hansen Animal Health & Nutrition.
BELSTRA MILLING CO., DeMotte, Ind. — Matt Fritz has been promoted to vice president of feed production. Fritz will be responsible for feed mill, transportation, maintenance, quality compliance and employee training coordination.
Jon Hoek has been promoted to vice president of pig production. Hoek will be responsible for management of production, genetic sales/service and employee recruitment.
Brock Peterson has been promoted to vice president of finance and customer services. Peterson will be responsible for financial management, ingredient purchasing, legal liaison and special finance projects for the pig farms and agri-tourism.
BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM VETMEDICA INC., St. Joseph, Mo. — Dr. Jean Paul Cano has been promoted to senior associate director of Swine Professional Services.
Dr. Erin Johnson has been promoted to technical manager on the PRRSolutions team in the Swine Division. Johnson will be responsible for conducting and coordinating the research, design and development of area regional control and elimination efforts for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome across the U.S. She was most recently swine professional services veterinarian.
Gregory Lewis has joined the company as regional sales manager. Lewis will lead a team of sales representatives in the Swine Division. He was previously with Land O'Lakes.
Dr. Nathan Schaefer has joined the company as professional services veterinarian. Schaefer will provide veterinary support to sales representatives and key swine customers in Iowa, Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. He was previously with Iowa Select Farms.
Dr. John Waddell has been named senior veterinarian. Waddell will provide regional strategic account support.
Dr. Tom Wetzell has been named senior veterinarian. Wetzell will provide regional strategic account support.
CHS INC., St. Paul, Minn. — Tamara "Tammie" Freund Kass has joined the company as digital strategy leader. Kass will be responsible for leading the expansion of a full range of digital media to strengthen connections with key stakeholders in the U.S. and globally. She was previously with DTN.
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, East Lansing, Mich. — Brenda Reau has been named associate director of the Product Center. Reau will improve resources in food processing, packaging and advanced business and strategic planning for large companies. She was most recently innovations counselor for the center.
QUALITECH INC., Chaska, Minn. — Dr. Irene Brown-Crowder has joined the company as Northeast sales manager for the Animal Nutrition Division. Brown-Crowder will be responsible for developing relationships with customers in the northeastern U.S. She was previously with Novartis Animal Health.
ZINPRO CORP., Eden Prairie, Minn. — Dr. Zachary Rambo has joined the company as swine research nutritionist in the Research & Nutritional Services team. Rambo will provide swine nutrition technical services in the U.S. and designated international markets. He will also be responsible for overseeing various swine research studies.