Michigan-based foodservice management company Creative Dining Services (CDS) has promoted Susan Golder to VP of marketing and business development, and Jane Newton to associate VP of people services, both effective July 1. Golder was previously director of marketing at CDS, while Newton was director of people services.
Eric Adams has been named Managing Director for the newly established Eriez Deutschland GmbH, based in Recklinghausen, Germany. In his new role, Adams will lead efforts to increase Eriez’ presence throughout central Europe, including Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
The Trucking Association Executives Council last night recognized ATRI Senior Vice President Dan Murray with the prestigious J.R. “Bob” Halladay Award. Presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to assist and support the work of the 50 state trucking associations that comprise the ATA Federation, the Halladay Award is only awarded when a TAEC region hosting the annual meeting deems an individual worthy of recognition.
Kari-Out, a leading manufacturer, importer and nationwide distributor of sauces, towelettes, paper, aluminum and plastic food containers in the restaurant industry announced a series of new hires that bolster Kari-Out’s strategic and ongoing efforts to accelerate growth through product innovation, channel partner relations, and talented leadership.
NewCold has announced changes to its leadership and organization structure as it continues its transformation into a faster, leaner and more agile company poised for global growth. The changes are designed to further strengthen the execution of the company’s strategy in regional markets. The new, simpler management structure will provide greater clarity on responsibilities, and new reporting lines will strengthen leadership accountability and long-term stewardship.
PSSI, a food safety and contract sanitation provider, appointed Doug White to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer and promoted Jake Watts to its executive leadership team as Senior Vice President of Shared Services effective immediately.
Don Shanklin has joined the rapidly growing Beckhoff USA team as Great Lakes District Sales Manager. Based in the Cleveland area, Shanklin will work to boost market share gains and increase sales from wide-ranging manufacturers and machine builder OEMs throughout Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and northern Kentucky. He will focus on strategic Beckhoff accounts and oversee the established local sales and applications engineering group’s development efforts. He reports to Midwest Region Manager Jake Schieffer.
JPG Resources, a food & beverage innovation and commercialization group, announces the hiring of Arwen Kimmell as the director of innovation marketing. Kimmell brings more than 15 years of expertise in consumer insights, innovation, brand strategy, and trend tracking to the leadership team of food industry experts.