Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health has appointed Jennie Hodgen as technical service specialist, meat science, and Bob Giblin as manager of food industry communications.

Hodgen brings a doctorate in meat science and muscle biology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to her position. Giblin previously worked at the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs where he served as interim deputy director of public affairs.

The new positions have been created to help build the company's relationships throughout the food chain.