March 11/Buffalo, N.Y./Press Release -- Multisorb Technologies hired David Elliason as business development leader -- Food and Beverage Packaging for North America and Darcle Nielsen to the position of business development leader -- Food and Beverage Packaging for Western Europe. The appointments of Elliason and Nielsen support the company’s strategic efforts toward global expansion in the food and beverage packaging market.

Elliason will report to Robert Sabdo, market leader -- North American Food and Beverage Packaging.

Elliason has held positions in sales as a national account project leader and territory sales representative in the packaging industry. He also brings a strong technical background, having earned bachelor’s degrees in microbiology and in biochemistry and a master’s degree in food science from the University of Minnesota.

Nielsen, who is positioned in Milan Italy, will report to Jim Renda, president. In her role, Nielsen will be responsible for the support of current customers and the development of new business in Western Europe. She previously held positions in the packaging industry as a sales and business development manager, senior business development manager, and European and Latin America sales manager.

In addition to her experience, she holds an MBA in international business from University of Sao Paulo and a chemical engineer degree from Mackenzie University, Brazil.

“As we continue to expand in the food and beverage packaging sector, we are fortunate to have these accomplished individuals, David and Darcle, join our team,” said Renda. “Their strong technical backgrounds and proven success with providing innovative solutions to the market align strategically with our continued focus on global and domestic expansion and will allow us to provide top-notch service to our customers.”