CHS INC., St. Paul, Minn. -- Shirley Cunningham has been named executive vice president, enterprise strategy, effective April 22. Cunningham will lead information technology, human resources, planning and enterprise strategy, marketing and communications. She was previously with Monsanto Co.
MOARK LLC, St. Paul, Minn. -- Ric Sundal has been named chief operating officer, effective April 1. Sundal was most recently senior director of Purina Animal Nutrition.
POET-DSM ADVANCED BIOFUELS LLC, Sioux Falls, S.D. -- Steve Hartig has been named general manager. Hartig will be responsible for the rollout and licensing of the integrated technology packages. He was most recently vice president bio-energy with the DSM bio-based products and services unit.
STEWART-PETERSON, West Bend, Wis. -- Rob Joyce has joined the commercial sales team. Joyce was previously with Iron Lion Capital Management.
Kelly Pfiefer has joined the agricultural sales team. Pfiefer will create and implement ways to grow the firm's agricultural market share. She was previously with Platinum Supplemental Insurance.
Matt Strelow has been promoted to account manager in the agricultural sales division. Strelow will support client acquisition and retention, refine processes, aid client services and help create initiatives geared toward client growth and support. He will continue to serve as a business development consultant.
ZINPRO CORP., Eden Prairie, Minn. -- Mohammad Areiqat has joined the company as account manager (dairy)-Middle East/North Africa. Areiqat will be responsible for dairy sales activities in the region.
Manuel Gual Cosio has joined the company as account manager-Mexico. Cosio will be responsible for swine sales activities throughout the country.
Yoshinobu Takao has joined the company as dairy sales specialist-Japan. Takao will be responsible for dairy sales activities in the country.