ADVANCED ANIMAL DIAGNOSTICS, Durham, N.C. -- Paula Bell has joined the company as area sales manager for the Northwest U.S. region. Bell will focus on building a sales network and introducing the technology platform to dairy farms in the Northwest. She was previously with Standard Dairy Consultants.
Jolyn Crane has joined the company as manager, customer service and supply chain. Crane will be responsible for leading the customer service and supply chain management team. She was previously with Cheminova.
Tim Griswold has been named area sales manager for the Upper Midwest region. Griswold will be responsible for sales efforts and product introduction in the Upper Midwest. He was previously with Sexing Technologies.
BRANDT, Springfield, Ill. -- Jodi Letham has joined the company as Northeast territory sales manager. Letham will lead specialty formulations sales initiatives in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.
CHS INC., St. Paul, Minn. -- Rick Cummings has been named vice president of the lubricants division, effective Jan. 1. Cummings will be responsible for the manufacturing, distribution and marketing of multiple brands of lubricants as well as packaging private-label lubricants for other companies. He was most recently vice president of the refined fuels sales and energy services division.
EASY AUTOMATION INC., Welcome, Minn. -- Brett Roe has joined the sales team as regional sales manager. Roe will be responsible for sales focused on the line of software in feed manufacturing and feed order management. He was previously with The Maschhoffs LLC.
INTERNATIONAL DAIRY FOODS ASSN., Washington, D.C. -- John P. Kelly has been promoted to director of international affairs. Kelly will continue to support efforts on international trade and import and export issues while overseeing the association's sweetener and trade committees.
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, Mississippi State, Miss. -- Kelley Wamsley has joined the department of poultry science as assistant professor. Wamsley will build a research program focused on developing new cost-effective diets for poultry and will work closely with the state's poultry industry.
WHEAT GROWERS, Aberdeen, S.D. -- Chris Pearson has been named senior vice president, operations, effective Jan. 14. Pearson will be responsible for strategic alignment of the operations, safety, maintenance and construction functions. He was previously with Farmer's Cooperative.