Transora, Chicago, the recently formed Internet-based consumer products business-to-business exchange, said last week it has named Judith Sprieser chief executive officer, effective today. Sprieser had been executive vice president, Sara Lee Corp. A Transora spokeswoman also said the company will operate from a temporary location here while its searches for permanent offices. She also said the company will be staffed by 75 people on loan from member companies while it hires a permanent of 100-200. She added that both permanent offices and permanent staff should be in place by the fall.
European sourcing. Previously, Bruijniks was executive vice president, buying and merchandising, Albert Heijn.
Brookshire, Tyler, Texas, said it has promoted Rebecca Sanders to vice president, marketing, and Evan Nielsen to vice president, advertising. Previously, Sanders was director, marketing, and Nielsen was director, advertising.
America's Second Harvest, Chicago, said it has named Glen Crawford chairman. He succeeds David Nasby, vice president, General Mills Foundation, who had completed his term. Currently, Crawford is vice president at Pillsbury.