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Names in the News Harpak-ULMA, based in Taunton, Marlen International, Riverside, Mo., announced Mass., announced the appointment the appointment of Kathi Jones as the new director of John Sirridge as regional sales of marketing. Jones will manage all strategic marketing manager for the Central US territory. efforts for the company. Jones possesses more than 15 Sirridge brings more than 15 years years’ experience developing and implementing B2B of packaging experience working marketing strategies. for Multivac in various industries. He will manage accounts in Illinois, Ottens Flavors, based in Philadelphia, has appoint- Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. John Sirridge ed Steffen Scheide as senior f lavorist in the Savory Group and Negin Sharaf baf i as senior food Omaha-based MAJA Food-Tech- technologist on t he company’s I nnovat ion team. nology Inc. welcomes Ken Cook as general manager. He takes re- Brian Fall, former meat distributor, warehouse worker sponsibility for all operations and and salesman for Superior Farms, Davis, Calif., has sa les management mat ters for been promoted to assistant vice president of retail sales MAJA Food-Technology Inc. in for the national lamb brand. North America. During the past two years he was manager of Pro- The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association cess Technology at Tipper Tie Inc. Ken Cook (IDDBA) board of directors announced new titles for officers and staff at their recent board meeting. Voni TREIF USA, based in Shelton, chairman of the IDDBA board of directors; William ment of Mike Minock as its new Klump, senior vice president marketing, Butterball sales director. With 25 years of LLC, is the executive vice chairman of the board; Da- food-industry experience, Minock vid Leonhardi, director of education & events, Wis- will be responsible for equipment consin Milk Marketing Board, is vice chairman; John sales, managing the TREIF USA Cheesman, vice president sales – corporate accounts, sales team and expanding TREIF’s Maplehurst Bakeries LLC, is the treasurer; and Steve position within North America. Mike Minock Woods, senior director of deli, Giant Eagle Inc., is the Conn., announced the appoint- Beekhuizen, senior vice president of sales, Dawn Food Products Inc., is the immediate past chairman. At the Bettcher Industries Inc. an- same meeting, Carol Christison was named president nounced Zach Van Horn has and CEO of the IDDBA; Lucie Arendt was named vice joined the company as regional president of membership, exhibits, registration and IT; manager. In this position, Van Mary Kay O’Connor was named vice president of ed- Horn will be responsible for sales ucation; and Christopher Schwass, CPA, was named and service activities for Bettcher’s vice president of finance. Whizard Trimmer and AirShirz scissors product lines in Eastern Meagan Igo will join the American Meat Science and Central Iowa and Illinois. Zach Van Horn Association (AMSA) as Youth Programs Coordinator, serving as the primary staff support to the cur- IDEXX Laboratories Inc., Lawrence, Kan., an- rent Intercollegiate and 4-H meat-judging programs. nounced the appointment of Jeffrey Fiarman as executive vice president and general counsel. He will have addition of Keith M. Williams as vice president of and regulatory functions. Fiarman was formerly with communications and marketing. He brings 25 years of Weight Watchers International Inc. 76 The National Turkey Federation announced the oversight of the legal, compliance, business development experience working with reporters to this position. ■ • Meat&Poultry • June 2013 •

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Meat&Poultry - June 2013

Meat&Poultry - June 2013
Table of Contents
Commentary - Now, we're cookin'
Business Notes - China’s Shuanghui makes bid for Smithfield
JBS posts $112.8M in Q1 earnings
COOL opponents vow to press on
Triumph Foods to expand pork facility
Hormel income dips on Jennie-O results, acquisitions
Washington - What’s in a name?
BBQ Report - Low & slow is red hot
BBQ Report - Carnivorous curriculum
Packaging Solutions - Consistency counts
Meat Processing Operations & Engineering - Small but savvy
Rooted in meat
Pushing pests out
Sanitation Tips - Usual suspects
CEO Series - Fit to lead
Ingredient Solutions - Meat makeover
Meat Perspectives - HAACP and more
From the Corral - STUNNING evidence
Names in the News
New Product Showcase
Classified Advertising
The Insider

Meat&Poultry - June 2013