Artisan cheese processorSartori Foods, Plymouth, Wis., announced two personnel appointments. Officials said they hiredMarc Shellyas national account manager for the retail business; andLisa Cielenckias national sales director for Sartori's Food & Ingredient business.

"We are pleased to have Marc join us as one of our team members on the retail side of our business," says Jim Sartori, CEO. "His retail and broker expertise and experience will help us continue the growth trends on our internationally-acclaimed Sartori cheese line."

Officials say Shelly has held previous sales and account management posts with ConAgra, Nabisco, E.J. Brach and Advantage Sales and Marketing. Most recently, Shelly was national account manager for Robert Rothschild Farms, a gourmet dips and sauce company.

Officials said Cielencki has worked in the Food Ingredient business for more than 15 years and is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Food Science and Technology. Most recently, Cielencki was director of specialty product sales for Imperial Sugar Company.