ANIMART INC., Beaver Dam, Wis. — Kris Gruenenfelder has joined the company as territory manager of the dairy and livestock division. Gruenenfelder will be responsible for building and maintaining customer relationships, sharing on-farm knowledge with producers and informing clients of new products and industry trends. She will be working with producers in southwest Wisconsin, southeast Minnesota and parts of Iowa and Illinois.
BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM VETMEDICA INC., St. Joseph, Mo. — Del Birkhofer has joined the company as executive director of the swine division. Birkhofer was previously with Merial.
KINCANNON & REED, Washington, D.C. — Michael Whitney has joined the firm as managing director. Whitney will be responsible for executive recruitment in the U.K., Eastern Europe and the Middle East. He was previously with the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development.
LOHMANN ANIMAL HEALTH INTERNATIONAL, Winslow, Maine — Dr. Anna Mashchenko has been named director of quality control and avian services. Mashchenko will manage day-to-day operations while researching and implementing technical advances in production efficiency and quality and testing all products. She will compile technical reports on investigations and trials, establish benchmarks and track performance of departmental processes. She was most recently with the University of Georgia.
NATIONAL BIODIESEL BOARD, Jefferson City, Mo. — Scott Fenwick has joined the board as technical director. Fenwick will be responsible for day-to-day management of the technical program and expanding the board's technical reach. He was previously with Inspectorate America Corp.
Steve Howell has been promoted to senior technical adviser. Howell was most recently technical director.
VAN BEEK NUTRITION, Orange City, Iowa — Cory Doggett has joined the company as ruminant nutritionist. Doggett will be responsible for dairy clients in Idaho and Utah. He was previously with Agri-King.