Buhler Aeroglide promotes, adds employees

by World Grain Staff
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CARY, NORTH CAROLINA, U.S. — Buhler Aeroglide recently announced personnel changes in its office.

Jason Pintuff has been promoted to market manager, Petfood and Feed, North America. Buhler Aeroglide said Pintuff has a tremendous amount of experience in the petfood industry that will serve him well in this new role. He joined Aeroglide in 2005 as field engineer, evaluating over 100 conveyor driers in different industries all over the world. After three years, he joined the Process Engineering group as an applications specialist in the feed market. In this role, Jason has worked closely with market managers in petfood applications around the world. Jason has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from North Carolina State University, and an A.S.E. in Engineering from Isothermal Community College.

Chris Brand has joined Buhler Aeroglide as market manager, Petfood and Feed, Latin America. Brand joined Buhler Aeroglide in February 2011, relocating from Boise, Idaho, U.S. He holds a Bachelor of Art from the University of Missouri, and a Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in international business from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona, U.S. Prior to Buhler Aeroglide, Chris worked as a business development manager in energy conservation. In addition, he has over 10 years proven sales experience.

Paul McKeithan has been promoted to regional director, Food and Feed, Americas. He has been a part of Aeroglide for 15 years. McKeithan served as an intern in manufacturing and engineering while earning his Mechanical Engineering degree from North Carolina State University. In 1998, Paul joined full time as a Field Engineer, travelling the world performing process evaluations of thermal processing equipment. He moved to Capital Sales as a market manager in 2004, where he focused on petfood, aquafeed, rice and snack foods.