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On the Border Rings in New President

July 25, 2014
On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, Dallas, names Ward Whitworth as president, following the resignation of CEO Steve Clark.
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Port of Long Beach Hires Former FedEx Pres as Chief Executive

July 11, 2014
Port of Long Beach hired Jon Slangerup, a veteran corporate executive with extensive experience in global logistics and environmental technologies, as new chief executive.
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Toray Plastics Appoints New President

July 4, 2014
Michael Brandmeier was named president and CEO of Toray Plastics (America), Inc., succeeding Richard Schloesser, president, CEO and adviser to the board of directors, who announced his retirement.
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Dunkin’ Brands Names New Executive Chef

June 27, 2014
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc., the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, named Jeff Miller as new executive chef and vice president of product innovation, responsible for leading the 22-person culinary team to create new and unique food and beverages
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Associated Wholesalers Names Veteran Wholesale Exec as President

June 20, 2014
Veteran wholesale executive Matthew Saunders was named president and CEO of Associated Wholesalers, Inc., taking over for J. Christopher Michael, who is retiring after 41 years of service.
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Kraft Foods Takes on New Vice Chairman

June 6, 2014
Kraft Foods Group named George Zoghbi to the newly created position of vice chairman, operations, R&D, sales and strategy.
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Dorner, Adept Technology Appoint Sales Managers

May 30, 2014
Dorner appointed Mike Wilkins as regional sales manager, while Adept Technology, Inc. named Marco Mina as sales engineer in Southern Europe.
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IARW-WFLO, ATRI Appoint New Board Members

May 23, 2014
The International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW), the World Food Logistics Organization (WFLO) and the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) appointed new board members.
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Butterball, McCain Foods, High Liner Foods Appoint New Pres.

May 16, 2014
Kerry Doughty was appointed president and CEO of Butterball, Inc.; Jeff DeLapp was appointed president, North America, effective June 2, for McCain Foods Ltd.; and Peter Brown was named new president and COO, taking over for Keith Decker, who was promoted last September to president and COO of High Liner Foods Inc.
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Bob Evans Appoints New Directors

May 2, 2014
Bob Evans Farms' board of directors appointed Kevin Sheehan, president and CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line; Kathy Lane, former chief information officer of TJX Cos., Inc.; and Larry McWilliams, co-chief executive officer of Compass Marketing, as new independent directors.
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OSI, 2014 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year

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Engaging the Manufacturing Workforce to Drive Business Improvement

AIOE’s Workforce Development Solutions Group will soon release its work product, “The Engagement Framework”. This is a robust resource tool that both CPGs and suppliers should find useful in their organizations. Attendees will learn of the key attributes of Engagement, and cases and lessons learned on how to apply these guiding lessons within your company. The value proposition is fundamental to business success in our industry: business performance, competitive globally, recruitment and retention.

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