ABRESIST KALENBORN CORP., Urbana, Ind. — Greg Matson has been named territory manager. Matson will be responsible for the territory of Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and the majority of Florida, not including the northwestern counties.
ADISSEO, Atlanta, Ga. — Dr. Nuntawadee "Nickki" Sriperm has joined the poultry technical services. Sriperm will be responsible for providing product support to poultry customers across North America.
AGRIVIDA INC., Medford, Mass. — Dan Meagher has been appointed chief executive officer. Meagher was previously with Novus International.
AMERICAN MEAT SCIENCE ASSN., Champaign, Ill. — Deidrea Mabry has been appointed director of scientific communications and technical programs. Mabry will coordinate scientific communications and educational programs and will serve as the primary staff support for the Reciprocal Meat Conference technical program, student membership and PORK 101.
AMERICAN SEED TRADE ASSN., Alexandria, Va. — Janice Tolley Walters has been named director of communications. Walters will promote the seed industry's regulatory and legislative positions as well as initiatives to support seed education and research, careers in the seed industry and the quality management, movement and stewardship of seed. She was previously with the National Corn Growers Assn.
CHR. HANSEN INC., Milwaukee, Wis. — Dr. Stuart "Stu" J. Rymph has joined the company as account manager in eastern Wisconsin. Rymph will focus on sales of Probios Precise, Probios Complete and SiloSolve inoculants.
KINCANNON & REED, Washington, D.C. — Auree de Carbon has joined the firm as managing director. De Carbon will be based in Paris, France.
KOCH AGRONOMIC SERVICES LLC, Wichita, Kan. — Dr. Rigas E. Karamanos has joined the company as senior agronomist in Canada. Karamanos will be responsible for providing agronomic support to the Koch Fertilizer and Koch Agronomic Services Canadian sales force. He will lead the university research program to develop technically sound agronomic tools and support materials while expanding the company's network within Canadian research and professional communities. He was previously with the University of Saskatchewan and McGill University.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-DAVIS, Davis, Cal. — Helene Dillard has been named dean of the College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, effective Jan. 27. Dillard will be the chief academic and administrative leader of the college. She was previously with Cornell University.
VETS PLUS INC., Menomonie, Wis. — Rich Coy has joined the company as senior national accounts manager. Coy will lead the companion animal sales team to target new and existing private-label accounts with products for pets. He was previously with Marfood USA.
VITA PLUS CORP., Lanark, Ill. — Kristin Plager has been named customer service associate. Plager will work with customers to fulfill their feed orders and grain accounting needs. She will also work with the production team to prepare formulas and product tags and ensure timely production and delivery of feeds. She was previously with The Red Barn.
ZINPRO CORP., Eden Prairie, Minn. — Dr. Annsofie Wahlstrom has joined the Research & Nutritional Services team as poultry research nutritionist-Europe. Wahlstrom will provide poultry nutrition technical services in Europe as well as to the Middle East and North Africa markets. She will also oversee various poultry research studies conducted in the region.