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Robert B. Aiken resigned his position as president of TreeHouse Foods, Inc. on October 29. The company, with the full involvement of its board of directors and a leading executive search firm, will be working to find qualified CEO candidates. During the search, TreeHouse Chairman and CEO Sam K. Reed will be serving as president.


New COO at Tekni-Plex

Tekni-Plex, Inc. has announced the promotion of Glenn Fish to chief operating officer. For the past three years, he was the chief financial officer and executive vice president of the company. Prior to joining Tekni-Plex, Fish served as senior vice president, chief financial officer and corporate secretary with Portola Packaging, Inc.


New board director at IDFA

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) has elected Patrick Carroll as a new board director. Carroll is president of the American dairy and food division of the Italian-headquartered packaging machinery manufacturer, IMA S.p.A. The division includes worldwide production sites with over 1,000 employees and manufactures an extensive range of packaging equipment for the dairy and food industries.


Caloris announces new business development manager 

Simon Zimmer has joined Caloris Engineering as business development manager, water recovery. In his new position, Zimmer will work with Caloris customers to introduce the company’s sustainable water recovery solutions into their facilities to help them recover clean water for reuse and manage solids for recovery or more economical disposal. 


Danfoss names new head of sales


Danfoss has appointed Richard Hatcher as the head of sales for its heating business. Hatcher’s responsibilities will extend throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and Latin America. He previously served as vice president of sales for the Danfoss HVAC drives business.


Two new hires at Watts

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. has named Michael Dierkes product manager, Watts drains. In his role, he will oversee product management for all Watts specification drainage solutions.

Chris Brady has been appointed as product manager, Orion and BLĂśCHER, and will be overseeing product management for Orion corrosion-resistant piping systems for chemical waste drainage and BLĂśCHER stainless steel drainage systems. 

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