CENTENNIAL, COLO. — Michael Buttshaw has been hired as vice-president of sales and marketing for the Penford Food Ingredients Co. The position is newly created and Mr. Buttshaw will report to John Randall, president of the company.

Mr. Buttshaw joined Penford from DSM Food Specialties, where he was vice-president of sales. Prior to DSM, he spent over 20 years at Hormel Foods Corp., where he progressed through regional sales positions to national sales and marketing manager for Hormel’s Specialty Products Division.

“Penford Food Ingredients is experiencing great momentum with innovative products for diverse applications and industry sectors,” Mr. Randall said. “Michael’s success building sales and sales teams in highly competitive market segments squares exactly with our focus on taking our business to the next level.”