William Henderson, Automation and Motion Div., Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc., was elected to the executive board of the Open Modular Architecture Controls (OMAC) Packaging Workgroup.

Tami VanVooren was promoted to national accounts manager, foods industry, for R.A. Jones & Co. Inc.

Ampac Packaging LLC named Jon Powell managing director of its newly created Ampac Europe operation.

Wulftec Intl. Inc. appointed Mike San Miguel U.S. Western regional sales manager and Ray Woodford U.S. Northeast regional sales manager.

Walt Langosch was named director, sales and marketing for ESS Technologies.

Vector Packaging appointed Brian Samuels president and CEO.

Mike Roeder was named president and chief operating officer of Fabri-Kal.

Kliklok-Woodman named Rich Camps strategic account manager, vf/f/s systems.

Trevor Jones, Thermo Electron Corp., was elected president of Robotic Industries Assn.

David Carlson, Smurfit-Stone Container Corp., received the TAPPI Herman L. Joachim Distinguished Service Award.

Norwood Marking Systems appointed Fred McMahon national account manager and Jim Striese national/international account manger-distributors and agents.

Dow Chemical named Jeff Wooster senior value chain manager, food and specialty packaging for plastics, and Rob Cotton applications technology leader, food and specialty packaging.

Brian Punt was named packaging segment specialist for Piab Vacuum Products.

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