Bakers Journal

People On The Move: March 2007

November 7, 2007
By Brooke Shaw

Multivac expands food division, Haber new CEO of Just Desserts, Eaton national sales manager for Univex, Stevens NE Manager NETZSCH, PAC adds director

Multivac expands food division
Automated packaging systems leader, Multivac, Inc., has added five regional sales managers to its U.S. food division, reporting to Bob Koch, director of sales.  “Over the past few years, we have seen consistent growth in the demand for the packaging solutions Multivac brings to the food industry,” says Koch.  “This significant expansion of our sales force will help ensure that each customer receives first-rate, personalized service and consultation, and is able to implement better packaging.”

Haber new CEO of Just Desserts
Just Desserts, a brand of premium, scratch-baked desserts for over 30 years, is under new leadership, with CEO and president Ira Haber and his team of highly knowledgeable and dedicated food professionals.  Haber was brought in by the company’s board to build the brand and maintain its leadership and invaluable contribution to the specialty food category.

Eaton national sales manager for Univex
Jason Eaton, formerly Canadian sales manager for Univex Corporation, a leading U.S. supplier of food preparation equipment, has been appointed national sales manager.  In his new role, Eaton will focus on identifying key areas for growth nationally.


Stevens NE Manager NETZSCH
NEZSCH Fine Particle Technology, LLC, a diversified manufacturer of specialized industrial equipment, announced that Gregory S. Stevens is manager of the northeast region, which includes eastern Canada.  He will be responsible for expanding the customer base for the grinding division.

PAC adds director
The Packaging Association of Canada (PAC) has added Colin Turner, RGD, to its team, as communications director.  His previous experience includes a graphic design background, with emphasis in consumer goods packaging, using a range of materials and techniques, as well as structures, to develop and maintain
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Cargill names next chief
Gregory R. Page will succeed Warren R. Staley as president and CEO as of June 1, 2007, when Staley retires from agribusiness company, Cargill. Page joined Cargill in 1974 as a trainee, working in various units around the globe, returning to North America in 1992.  Cargill employs 149,00 people in 63 countries, and is a privately held company.

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