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ASSOCIATIONS/ORGANIZATIONS: Refrigerated Foods Association (RFA), Marietta, Ga.
Keith McIntosh, president of Mrs. Grissom’s Salads, and David Horowitz, director of sales, strategic initiatives for DuPont Nutrition & Health, were elected new board members at this year’s conference. Re-elected to serve 3-year terms are Steve Loehndorf, technical director at Reser’s Fine Foods; Mark Brown, president of Fresh Creative Foods; and Wendie DiMatteo Holsinger, chief executive officer of ASK Foods. Two members rotated off the board—Ken Funger, chief executive officer of Mrs. Grissom’s Salads; and Jennifer Shrader, partner of Atlantic Coast Marketing. The RFA’s new executive committee consists of Josh Knott, owner/president of Knott’s Foods, as president; Mike Swan, vice president of Keybrand Foods, as vice president; Karen Bishop Carbone, regulatory compliance at Boston Salads, as treasurer; and Lauren Edmonds, product development at St. Clair Foods, as secretary.
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, Long Beach, Calif. Darrin Lambrigger was named new director of construction management, effective March 3, replacing Suzanne Plezia, who was promoted to senior director/chief harbor engineer last summer. Lambrigger, who has been acting director of construction management since June 2017, will oversee construction of port projects, including the $1.5 billion Middle Harbor Redevelopment Program. Lambrigger joined the port in November 2011 as deputy chief harbor engineer, and was promoted to assistant director of construction management in August 2015. Before joining the port staff, he was a consultant to the port beginning in 2008, working on the Pier G Administration and Operations Buildings projects.
NSF International, Ann Arbor, Mich. Frank Pan was appointed managing director of China operations, responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership for NSF International's expanding programs in China, which include testing, auditing, certification, training and consulting services for the food, drinking water, health sciences and sustainability industries, as well as ISO registrations. Pan will also ensure NSF's strategies in China are aligned with the organization's global strategies. Pan brings over 15 years of testing, inspection and certification industry experience. Pan most recently worked as vice president for Bureau Veritas' CPS division, implementing global strategies to expand its North American electrical and electronics services, as well as drive new business in the China market. Pan also worked as chief executive of Intertek Group's Southeast Asia region, and before that, as chief operating officer of the China region. In these roles, he implemented strategic plans to strengthen and expand the company's businesses across Asia.