Personnel news from manufacturers of industrial process equipment, components and supplies

Alfa Laval Inc., Richmond, Va., has made three appointments:Michael Kahlerto president of the Process Technology Division;Brent Smithto president of the Parts and Service Division; andJohn Atanasioto president of the Equipment Division.

The2004 IIAR Ammonia Refrigeration Conference & Trade Showawarded the Andy Ammonia Award to two of its highest-ranked presentations.Niels VestergaardofDanfoss Industrial Refrigeration, Baltimore, won for his paper on CO2in subcritical refrigeration systems, andBruce PaulsonofEvapco, Westminster, Md., won for his paper on pressurization of critical process areas.

John Martinhas been named managing director of the San Diego office ofSyska Hennessy Group, a consulting, engineering, technology and construction firm.

Tony Wardwas promoted to president of Marietta, Ga.-basedNuTemp Inc., a specialist rental company. Previously, he was Mid-Atlantic regional manager for the company.
Terry Chapphas joinedDanfoss Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration, Baltimore, as key account manager for the company's Industrial Refrigeration Business Area.

Eurotherm, Leesburg, Va., a division of Invensys plc, has appointedRon DiGiacomoregional sales manager for the northeastern United States. Eurotherm supplies industrial instrumentation.

Cooling Technology Institute's 2004 and 2005 president isJim Baker, Marley Cooling Technologies, Overland Park, Kan. The Houston-based institute's newest board members areDenny Shea, Solutia Inc., St. Louis;Rich Altice, Strongwell, Bristol, Va.; andTerry Ogburn, Midwest Towers Inc., Shawnee Mission, Okla.