Promotions, hirings, achievers and company news

Here’s a look at promotions, hirings, movers and newsmakers in the Memphis area business scene:

IMC Companies, a national marine drayage industry company, made several announcements regarding its leadership team members at the company’s annual strategic planning meeting in Chicago. Donna Lemm was promoted from Executive Vice President of Sales to Chief Commercial Officer. Her responsibilities include directing strategic sales growth, expansion of IMC Companies service offerings, and government and industry affairs. She serves on the advisory board of the Agriculture Transportation Coalition. Katie George Hooser was promoted to Chief Marketing Officer. Previously, she served as Vice President of Marketing and Communications. She is the past president and a current advisory board member of the Memphis World Trade Club. Mike Baker was named Strategic Financial Officer. He previously was Chief Financial Officer. He’s been with the company for 31 years and will continue to serve the company as a strategic financial adviser on strategic opportunities. Ted Showalter takes over for Baker as Chief Financial Officer. He previously was the Vice President of Finance.