VeraSun names plant managers

By | June 02, 2008
In May, VeraSun Energy Corp. announced the promotion of Shannon Robinson to the position of plant manager at its 110 MMgy ethanol plant in Charles City, Iowa, and the appointment of Alan Hieb as the plant manager of VeraSun Welcome LLC, a 110 MMgy ethanol plant under construction in Welcome, Minn. Robinson joined VeraSun in April 2007 as the engineering manager for VeraSun Hartley LLC, a 110 MMgy ethanol plant under construction in Hartley, Iowa. A month later, he transitioned into the role of operations manager in Charles City and has been the plant's acting plant manager since December. Hieb joined VeraSun after more than 25 years with The Amalgamated Sugar Co. LLC. He held several positions with the company, most recently as plant manager of a sugar beet factory.