MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. — Ingredient manufacturer Beneo announced a significant expansion of its NAFTA sales and support team.
Mike Dail, regional sales manager, Midwest, U.S., will serve Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin and Colorado. Mr. Dial formerly worked as the regional sales manager for FMC.
Rick Jackson was named regional sales manager, Great Lakes, U.S., and will cover Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Pennsylvania. He is joining Beneo after 11 years in customer management positions at DuPont Nutrition & Health.
Beneo’s new sales manager Ernesto Duarte will support the company’s sales activities in Mexico. Based out of Monterrey, Mexico, he will focus on the northern region of the country. Mr. Duarte has 10 years of experience in technical sales and has extensive knowledge of fiber ingredients.
Steven Gumeny was named NAFTA regional product manager for rice ingredients and functional proteins in early October. He has been with Beneo since 2011.
Carolina Saenz has joined the company as sales assistant for the NAFTA team. She brings more than 10 years of experience in sales support and team management.
“Consumer interest in maintaining healthier lifestyles for themselves and their families is a key driver in the expansion of Beneo’s sales team,” said Jon Peters, president, Beneo. “Interest from food and beverage manufacturers to collaborate with Beneo on ways to enhance their consumer products with our array of functional ingredients is at an all-time high. This expanded sales team of industry experts will offer even more support to our customers throughout the NAFTA region.”