Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) has appointed the following eight people within its Cocoa group: Scott Walker: managing director, ADM Cocoa International; John McGowan: commercial director, ADM Cocoa International; Ian Povey: managing director, ADM Cocoa United Kingdom; Matijs Brand: commercial director, ADM Cocoa United Kingdom; Michiel Hendriksz: commercial manager, ADM Cocoa West Africa;
Marc Degen: powder sales director, ADM Cocoa Europe; Jeroen van Engen: trading director, Cocoa Liquor and Butter; and Grant Belden: commercial manager, ADM Cocoa facilities in Koog and Wormer, the Netherlands. Alain Fredericq was appointed to director, Global Business Development and Sustainability Programs, for ADM Cocoa in January, 2008.
Luccarelli joins A.M. Todd staff
With more than 30 years of experience in flavor chemistry, sales management, business development and at flavor/fragrance companies, Domenick Luccarelli was appointed director of business development for Organic Ingredients & Flavors at A.M. Todd. Luccarelli will be based in New Jersey, but will also spend time travelling to speak with customers directly. “I know that he will make a very positive impact on our company in a short period of time,” said Ray Hughes, president of A.M. Todd.