Avure Technologies, Erlanger, Ky.
Colleen Galieti joined as a food scientist at the company’s global headquarters and customer center. Galieti received a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry as well as a Master of Science degree in food science and technology, focusing on the high-pressure processing of food and its effects on nutrition and shelf life.

Technical Help in Engineering and Marketing (T.H.E.M.), Marlton, N.J.
Tobin Haas
was appointed director of business development, responsible for introducing North American consumer brands to Sanko form-fill-sealing packaging machinery systems. Haas brings over 20 years of senior management experience, having worked with several leading flexible packaging companies, including Ampac Packaging and Kapac Corp. (acquired by Ampac). 

Intelligrated, Atlanta
Tracy Perdue was promoted to sales manager for southern regional sales and operations, providing strategic guidance to help new and existing customers apply best-fit solutions to solve distribution, fulfillment and end-of-line manufacturing challenges. His responsibilities include meeting company growth objectives in the region, mentoring sales engineers and leading cross-functional engineering, concepting and installation teams to ensure overall customer satisfaction. Perdue joined Intelligrated as a senior sales engineer in 2012, and brings more than 15 years of executive and sales experience in the material handling and logistics industry.