PIQUA, Ohio—The French Oil Mill Machinery Co. has made multiple changes to its executive staff.
Tanya Shell was promoted to vice president of finance. She joined French in 2012 as assistant vice president. Prior to joining the firm she worked as a controller for Endolitle, managing its entire accounting functions.
She was promoted as the successor to Dennis Bratton, who retired from the company after 27 years.
Tayte French Lutz was appointed director of marketing, treasurer and assistant secretary. She will join the company's management team.
Lutz is the fourth generation of the French family to be employed with the company. She joined the company as marketing coordinator in 2010 and was elected to the firm's board of directors in 2013. Prior to joining French, she held various marketing and business analysis roles at Donna Karan International and Bloomingdale's in New York.