People news from the Quality industry.

Renee Eves has been hired as a business development associate at Forte Industries (Mason, OH).

Tom Chevalier has been named vice president of sales for Canada for Valenite Inc. (Madison Heights, MI).

Peter Raney, Western region sales manager for SGS International Certification Services Inc. (Los Angeles), has been selected by the National Republican Congressional Committee as its California Businessman of the Year.

Joachim Milberg, retired CEO of Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, has been elected to the Deere & Co. (Moline, IL) board of directors.

Donald A. Poland Jr. has been named president of the SKF Service Division, North America (Kulpsville, PA).

Cory Boutin has been appointed the national sales manager at Semiconductor Circuits Inc. (Windham, NH).