NUTRIAD INC., Hampshire, Ill. — Guilherme Bromfman has joined the company as director of business and product development. Bromfman will lead certain product development efforts and support business development initiatives in digestive performance and mycotoxin management across the Americas.
RABOBANK NORTH AMERICA, New York, N.Y. — Mark Abrams has been appointed head of the wholesale office in San Francisco, Cal. Abrams will provide clients with value-added product expertise. He was most recently head of mergers and acquisitions, South America.
Stefan Behrens has been promoted to global sector head-consumer foods. Behrens will be responsible for setting and executing the sector's overall strategy and strengthening relationships with major consumer food clients around the world. He was most recently head of the loan product group in Asia.
Ross Colbert has been promoted to global sector head-beverages. Colbert will be responsible for setting and executing the sector's overall strategy and strengthening relationships with major beverage clients around the world. He was most recently head of Food & Agribusiness Research-North America and global strategist-beverages.
Gregg Fatzinger has joined the company as managing director, mergers and acquisitions. Fatziner will work with sector experts to bring new ideas to clients. He was previously with Nomura International.
Manuel Gonzalez has been appointed head of startup innovation. Gonzalez will work with partners in the North America corporate clients franchise and globally to drive outreach efforts in the food and agribusiness. He was most recently head of the San Francisco, Cal., office.
Stephen Rannekleiv has been appointed global sector strategist, beverages. Rannekleiv will lead the beverage research team and work to develop ideas and analytics that could be useful to beverage clients. He was most recently senior analyst in alcoholic beverages.
Pablo Sherwell has been promoted to head of Food & Agribusiness Research. Sherwell will promote research that adds value to clients. He was most recently with Rabobank Mexico.
TRANSAGRA INTERNATIONAL, Storm Lake, Iowa — Dr. Rebecca Quesnell has joined the company as product and market development director. Quesnell will focus on researching industry development, new product potential and emerging markets. She will also work with the sales team to develop relationships across the industry. She was previously with Pfizer Animal Health.