Food In Canada

People on the Move – August

By Food in Canada staff   

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Terry Thompson is now the executive director of the Agricultural Adaptation Council.

Skip Rosskam, president and COO of David Michael & Co., has been elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists. The designation recognizes the fact that Rosskam has made outstanding contributions to the food science and technology industry.

Joel Bustos has been appointed senior vice-president of Global Operations for Key Technology.

Dr. Brian Evans has been named chief food safety officer for Canada by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Evans continues to hold the position of Canada’s chief veterinary officer.


Petra Schennach is now president and COO for the Guelph Food Technology Centre, while Frank Schreurs is president and chief technical officer.

• Martin Jamieson is now the president and CEO of Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., while former president and CEO Robert Orr becomes chairman.

• The Canadian Pallet Council has announced its new Board of Directors for 2010/11. They are: Brad Henderson, Sobeys Inc., chair; Brian Parteno, Maple Leaf Consumer Foods, vice-chair; Belinda Junkin, Canadian Pallet Council, secretary; and Clint Sharples, Paramount Pallet Inc., executive member.

Randy Williamson has been reappointed as chairperson for the Canadian Dairy Commission, while Gilles Martin has been reappointed as commissioner.

Sébastien Jacquey will be the new winemaker at Jordan Station, Ont.-based winery Le Clos Jordanne. He replaces Thomas Bachelder, who is opening his own winemaking consultancy with his wife Mary Delaney.

Comax Flavors has made three new appointments: Stefan A. Lublin is now vice-president of Sales; and Kim Kuper and Eric Huss are now regional sales managers for the Southwestern U.S. and the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern U.S. respectively.

Vahé Zakarian has joined Eckert Machines Inc.’s sales team. Zakarian will be primarily responsible for sales in Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe area, the 200-km radius around Toronto.

Jim Chatenay has been appointed and Ed De Jong reappointed to the Farm Products Council of Canada.

JBT FoodTech has announced that Rob Bable will fill the new role of DSI Consistent Thickness (CT) Slicer Product Representative.

tna, a supplier of integrated packaging and processing solutions for food production companies, has announced several new appointments: Roger Treacher is now key account manager; Tim Moulsdale is senior design manager; and David Townsend is project manager.

Dirk Reif has joined the Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) as a Sweetener Development scientist. Reif will lead ADM’s high-intensity sweetener research.

L.V. Lomas has hired Mary Lim as Technical manager for the company’s Food Ingredient business.

Bill Brown has been named service manager for Westfalia Technologies, Inc.

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