LENEXA, KAS. — Diane Carnell has been named director, Innovation Center, for Caravan Ingredients. She will be responsible for directing the activities of chemists, analytical chemists and food scientists to develop new technologies and products related to strategic initiatives established for Caravan Ingredients. Initiatives primarily will focus on emulsifier and bakery ingredient applications.

Ms. Carnell previously was director of R.&D. for Kerry Ingredients.