Names in the News, 3/11/13

Names in the News, 3/11/13

ABS GLOBAL INC., DeForest, Wis. -- Brooks Duffie has joined the company as strategic account manager. Duffie will be responsible for building relationships across the enterprise and large commercial account segment.

ALLTECH, Nicholasville, Ky. -- Maurice Boland has joined the European team as research director in Ireland. Boland will spearhead initiatives in the field of dairy cow fertility and sustainability. He was previously with the University College Dublin School of Agriculture.

NOVASOURCE, Phoenix, Ariz. -- Molly Green has joined the company as regulatory affairs specialist. Green will be responsible for managing the federal, state and international product labels and coordinating label amendments worldwide. She was previously with Gowan Co.

NUCELIS CORP., New York, N.Y. -- Dr. Sean O'Connor has been named president and chief executive officer. O'Connor was previously with Chemtura.

THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, Wooster, Ohio -- Jeff LeJeune has been appointed director of the Food Animal Health Research Program. LeJeune will lead a team of faculty, staff and students focused on the health of food-producing animals.

R&D LIFESCIENCES LLC, Menomonie, Wis. -- Michael DuBois has been appointed national business development manager. DuBois will develop new business and build relationships with customers across the U.S. He was previously with BioZyme.

Jay Garmon has been appointed business development and technical services director. Garmon will develop new account sales and provide technical support, including producer meetings, consulting services, troubleshooting and supporting colleagues in the field. He will also oversee field trials and university research projects. He was previously with ADM Alliance Nutrition.

TESSENDERLO KERLEY INC., Phoenix, Ariz. -- Rick Letterman has been promoted to vice president of product development and business administration. Letterman will add to the portfolio of plant nutrients. He was most recently vice president of specialty agricultural products.

Russell Sides has been promoted to vice president of sales and marketing for company fertilizers sold in the U.S. and Canada. Sides will be responsible for leading the sales and marketing strategy, including brand development. He was most recently director of supply chain.

VETS PLUS INC., Menomonie, Wis. -- Devraj Raval will take on an expanded role to include marketing projects. Raval will be responsible for coordinating with the field sales staff for trade shows and sample programs, launching a social media campaign and creating print advertisements, in addition to his current role as research associate.

ZINPRO CORP., Eden Prairie, Minn. -- Joseph Carrica has been appointed executive vice president-global sales and marketing. Carrica will oversee the development, integration and implementation of the company's sales, marketing and communications strategies worldwide. He was most recently vice president of sales-North America.

Dr. Thim Cheng has been promoted to non-ruminant RNS manager-North America. Cheng will oversee all poultry, swine and other non-ruminant research and nutritional services (RNS) activities in North America. He was most recently research nutritionist-poultry.

Dr. Connie Larson has been promoted to ruminant RNS manager-North America. Larson will oversee all ruminant, equine and companion animal RNS activities in North America. She was most recently research nutritionist-beef and equine.

Max Winders has been promoted to vice president of sales-international. Winders will be responsible for sales in all countries outside of the Americas. He was most recently director-international sales.  

Russ Wyllie has been promoted to vice president of sales-the Americas. Wyllie will be responsible for sales in North America, Central America and South America. He was most recently business manager-western region.

Volume:85 Issue:10

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