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PERDUE AGRIBUSINESS, Salisbury, Md. — Alex Verduzco-Carlson has joined the company’s Animal Nutrition team as territory manager for the Southwest U.S. He will be responsible for sales and service in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Kansas.
ANPARIO PLC, Greenville, S.C. — Maury Ore has been appointed vice president of sales for North America. Ore will lead the U.S. sales team. He was previously with Devenish Nutrition.
ASV HOLDINGS INC., Grand Rapids, Minn. — Frank Gangi has been promoted to national accounts manager. Gangi will be responsible for supporting and growing the customer portfolio, including OEM and national rental customers, direct national accounts and strategic attachment partners. He was most recently area manager for welding, fabrication and paint.
BORDEN, Dallas, Texas — Yogesh Sabnis has been appointed chief supply chain officer. Sabnis was previously with CTI Foods.
CALYXT INC., Roseville, Minn. — Vince Restucci has been appointed vice president of agronomy services. Restucci will support the expansion of the grower network and Identity Preserved System. He was previously with R.D. Offutt Co.
ELANCO ANIMAL HEALTH INC., Greenfield, Ind. — Dr. Sara Place has joined the company as chief sustainability officer. Place will help identify new opportunities to improve sustainable business practices, improve the well-being of animals and people and reduce the environmental footprint of protein production. She was previously with the National Cattlemen's Beef Assn.
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING GROUP, Washington, D.C. — Jamie Konopacky has joined the firm as Midwest director. Konopacky will strengthen and expand work at the state and local level in the region. She was previously with the Harvard Environmental Law Institute and the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy.
J.P. MORGAN, Chicago, Ill. — Jeffrey Ware has joined J.P. Morgan Commercial Banking as executive director for the Food & Agribusiness team in Middle Market Banking & Specialized Industries. Ware will be responsible for delivering the firm's global capabilities, including credit, treasury and payments, capital markets, investment banking and international banking, to clients in sectors that include dairy, grain and agronomy, protein and packaged foods. He was previously with Bank of America.
MEYN, Milford, Ind. — Joost Weel has been promoted to managing director. Weel will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the poultry processing solutions business unit. He was most recently chief financial officer.
PURDUE UNIVERSITY, West Lafayette, Ind. — Nathan Mosier, the Indiana Soybean Alliance Soybean Utilization endowed chair in Purdue University's department of agricultural and biological engineering (ABE), has been appointed as the department head after a nationwide search. He joined Purdue’s faculty in 2003 and was appointed the Indiana Soybean Alliance Soybean Utilization endowed chair in 2015. Mosier will lead the department through upcoming milestones including the opening of a new and renovated $80 million ABE building and the department’s 100th anniversary in spring 2021.
QUALITY TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, Elgin, Ill. — Sam Wyatt has been appointed sales and marketing manager specializing in the layer segment. Wyatt will provide sales and technical support for producers, veterinarians and nutritionists and will work with the Animal Health Team to manage existing and prospective customers in the layer market.
UTAH DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & FOOD, Salt Lake City, Utah — Dean Taylor has joined the department as state veterinarian. Taylor was previously with Aspen Grove Veterinary Clinic.
VESTARON, Durham, N.C. — Eric Hammons has joined the company as Southeast manager. Hammons will manage sales efforts and distribution relationships throughout Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.