Michelman has hired Alan Blake as its new CFO and vice president, finance. Blake will assume responsibility for all aspects of the Finance and IT Departments. In his new role, Blake will lead the retooling of the company's IT infrastructure and financial systems to support and improve efficiencies in Michelman's growing global operations.

A Miami University (Oxford, OH), alum, Blake was most recently executive vice president and CFO for Rogers Ltd, Inc., with responsibility for all financial, IT and loss prevention issues. He also held positions with Arthur Anderson and Totes, Inc.

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