Tradewinds
Published: August 1, 2012 07:23AM
Updated: August 20, 2013 01:45PM
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The Park City Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitors Bureau has named Maxine Turner of Cuisine Unlimited to its board of directors. Turner has served on the marketing and advertising committee for the past year. Cuisine Unlimited, an award-winning catering business, opened its Park City office in Prospector three years ago.

OB/GYN Andrea N. Smith has joined Salt Lake Regional Women’s Center, on the campus of Salt Lake Regional Medical Center. Smith earned her medical degree at the University of Colorado, followed by an obstetrics/gynecology residency at Exempla Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Denver. She has practiced in Utah for seven years. Cardio-thoracic and vascular surgeon Navin Thakur has joined Salt Lake Regional Cardiovascular Center. Thakur completed a thoracic surgery residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Services, followed by a fellowship at Texas Heart Center in Houston. He has more than 15 years of experience. Orthopedic surgeon Joe Albano has joined Comprehensive Orthopedics & Sports Medicine on the campus of Salt Lake Regional Medical Center. Albano completed a general surgery internship at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base/Wright State University, followed by a family practice residency at the University of Utah. He completed a sports medicine fellowship at Michigan State University.

Adaptive Computing, a Provo-based provider of software to manage large banks of computers, has appointed Marty Smuin as vice president of worldwide sales. He has more than 20 years of management experience in business development, sales and marketing, and will be responsible for all global customer engagements and end-user relationships.

MultiLing, a provider of language translation services for businesses, has appointed Lyle Ball chief operating officer. He has nearly 20 years of experience managing or consulting high-tech and clean-energy companies. He has worked with the company for the past six months on high-growth strategies.

Intermountain Financial Group, the Utah Agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co., has hired Nick Morrell and Dennis Walker as financial services professionals. Morrell and Walker will work with individuals and business owners to assist with strategies for life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance and business goals. Morrell is a graduate of the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in finance and has experience in accounting and sales. Walker is a graduate of LDS Business College and has a background in educational and business consulting.

David J. Langeland has been named a shareholder in the Salt Lake City-based law firm of Callister Nebeker & McCullough. Langeland joined the firm as an associate in 2007. He is a graduate of Creighton University College of Law. Langeland advises clients on various aspects of Internet, corporate and technology law, including doing business online, Internet traps to avoid, privacy and data security, and the benefits and risks of social networking.

Black Diamond Inc., a Utah-based provider of outdoor recreation equipment and active-lifestyle products, has promoted Mark Ritchie to the new position of chief operating officer. Additionally, the company has promoted Zach Posner to vice president of information technology; Wim de Jager, to managing director of Black Diamond Equipment Asia; Lauri Hawkins, to director of sourcing development for apparel; Doug Heinrich, to director of line planning; and Kasey Jarvis, to director of design. Black Diamond also has announced that it has hired Laura Deuser as an apparel textile engineer. Joe Moak has joined the company as a design engineer, and Sven Mostoegl as apparel product manager.

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