ANIMART INC., Beaver Dam, Wis. — Allison Kopesky has joined the company as marketing associate of the dairy and livestock division. Kopesky will be responsible for product category and channel promotions as well as marketing plan development and execution, including researching product categories, channel products and customer needs and introducing new products, programs and services to the sales team and customer base.
ARYSTA LIFESCIENCE NORTH AMERICA, Cary, N.C. — Clark Johnson has joined the company as territory sales manager. Johnson will be responsible for the South Dakota territory, focusing on wheat herbicides and the multi-crop fungicide portfolio. He was previously with Dow AgroSciences.
BIO-VET INC., Barneveld, Wis. — Carlos Galdamez has joined the company as business development manager for California. Galdamez was previously with California Dairy Nutrition Technologies.
Pete Hausser has been named regional representative. Hausser will serve as a manufacturer's representative for packaged goods products in New York, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.
Heidi Straubhaar has been named regional representative for Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin. Straubhaar will continue in her current role as research analyst.
DIAMOND V, Cedar Rapids, Iowa — Jim Livingston has joined the company as sales manager on the Wisconsin dairy team. Livingston will be responsible for business in northwestern Wisconsin through feed account partners, nutritionists and farms. He was previously with Quality Liquid Feeds.
FURST-MCNESS CO., Freeport, Ill. — Ted LaDue has joined the company as southeast operating area program manager. LaDue will be responsible for account management and development and promotion of products throughout the southeast operating area. He was previously with Ligno Tech USA.
Leslie Musser has been promoted to beef technical product manager. Musser will be responsible for providing product technical organization and internal program oversight for the beef team. Musser was most recently marketing manager.
Mark Schoenfeld has joined the company as livestock feeding consultant. Schoenfeld will work with beef and swine producers in southern Minnesota to promote feeding programs. He was previously with Sedona Ag Services.
Lori Utoft has joined the company as swine technical product manager. Utoft will be responsible for providing product technical organization and internal program oversight for the swine team. She was previously with Cargill.
Chris Wake has joined the company as livestock feeding consultant. Wake will work with beef producers in south-central Missouri and north-central Arkansas to promote the beef program.
Ray Williams has joined the company as senior merchandiser. Williams will be jointly responsible for commodity trading activity, position management and all items ancillary to commodity trading and ingredient purchasing at the Cordele, Ga., office. He was previously with Zeeland Farm Services.
HARRISVACCINES INC., Ames, Iowa — Lauren Betts has been appointed formulation supervisor. Betts will be responsible for supervising production associates during the formulation process.
Anja Doolittle has been appointed customer service supervisor. Doolittle will be responsible for supervising customer service associates and shipping associates. She will also be responsible for various customer accounts, customer inquiries and marketing efforts.
Dillon Harris has been appointed RP (RNA particle) harvest supervisor. Harris will be responsible for supervising production associates during the RP harvest process.
Patrick Jennings has been appointed RNA and quality assurance supervisor. Jennings will be responsible for manufacturing RNA for licensed products and product release testing.
Kody Waldstein has been appointed cell culture and electroporation supervisor. Waldstein will be responsible for supervising production associates during the cell culture and electroporation processing.
MICHIGAN MILK PRODUCERS ASSN., Novi, Mich. — Joe Diglio has been named general manager. Diglio will lead the employee team providing milk marketing services to dairy farmers in the Great Lakes region, including the milk processing facilities in Ovid and Constantine, Mich. He was most recently acting general manager.
MILK PRODUCTS, Chilton, Wis. — Randal Morris has joined the company as national sales specialist. Morris will be responsible for creating customer value, providing product solutions and training for key accounts across the Midwest and Northeast. He was previously with Kuhn Krause.
PAS REFORM HATCHERY TECHNOLOGIES, Zeddam, Netherlands — Peter Furlong has been appointed representative in the U.K. and Ireland. Furlong will be responsible for customer care and service to customers in the U.K. and Ireland. He was previously with P.D. Hook Hatcheries.