ARYSTA LIFESCIENCE NORTH AMERICA., Cary, N.C. — Troy Jaeger has joined the company as territory sales manager for the Midwest region. Jaeger was previously with Dairyland Seed.
EXCENTIALS B.V., Werkendam, Netherlands — Dr. Hector Navarro has been appointed regional technical manager. Navarro will be responsible for technical support and business development in Mexico as well as development of direct accounts and distributors in Central America and some countries of the Andean region.
Dr. Luiz Gustvo Rombola has been appointed regional technical manager. Rombola will be responsible for technical support for direct accounts and distributors in Brazil and selected countries of South America.
FMC CORP., Philadelphia, Pa. — Nicholas Pfeiffer has been named corporate controller. Pfeiffer was most recently assistant corporate controller.
Chuck Thomas has been elected vice president of finance. Thomas will have executive responsibility for financial planning and analysis, budgeting, external reporting, internal controls and compliance. He was most recently Agricultural Solutions group controller.
KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN, Kansas City, Mo. — Kelly R. Smith has been appointed assistant vice president damage prevention and freight claims. Smith will be responsible for leading the loss prevention and freight claims efforts in the U.S. and Mexico. He was previously with Hulcher Services Inc.
LANDMARK SERVICES COOPERATIVE, Cottage Grove, Wis. — Mike Elder has been named chief operating officer. Elder will oversee all cooperative operations, including, safety, environmental health and the Landmark Logistics division.
MAGNETIC PRODUCTS INC., Highland, Mich. — Mark Shaffer has been named regional sales manager for the western U.S. and Canada. Shaffer will have sales responsibility for the entire product line throughout the western U.S. and Canada.
ZINPRO CORP., Eden Prairie, Minn. — Dr. Cheng Zhang has joined the research and nutritional services team as poultry research nutritionist. Zhang will be responsible for providing poultry nutrition technical services in the North Asia market and for overseeing various poultry research studies.