(Dec. 12) Ray Meiggs has been named vice president of marketing and sales at Global Protein Products Inc., Winslow, Maine.

Meiggs, past chairman of the U.S. Potato Board, previously was sales manager for Keystone Potato Products LLC, Hegins, Pa.

Global Protein produces and markets PM223, a powder coating that prevents rot in seed potatoes at planting. The company also is in commercial tests with two other potato products.

According to the company, ICEIN 111 maintains color and freshness of potatoes during shipment. The other product, ICEIN P-100, maintains the appearance of fresh-cut potato products, Global Protein said.