US: Kevin R Peterson is to retire from Vortex Global in late January 2021. During his 25 years with Vortex, he has held many key positions including Director of Marketing, Special Projects Director, Regional Sales Manager and Director of Business Development.
Peterson’s involvement in the dry bulk industry includes membership in the International Association of Operative Millers, International Milling Education Foundation, the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, and the Industrial Minerals Association of North America. He was elected an Emeritus Member of the International Association of Operative Millers, was a past Advisory Board Member of the Powder & Bulk Solids Expo, and served on the board of directors of the Industrial Minerals Association of North America. Peterson received the Outstanding Service Award from Kansas State University’s Department of Grain Science and Industry. He was also a contributor to the Dust Control Handbook for Industrial Minerals Mining and Processing published by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).