Bettcher Industries Inc. has announced the appointment of Charles R. Anderson as regional sales representative. Anderson will be responsible for sales and service activities for Bettcher’s Whizard Trimmer and AirShirz scissors product lines.

He will support customers in the southwest region of the United States, including Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, West Texas and Southern California

Anderson has more than 20 years experience in the meat industry, including managerial, operations and quality control positions processing plants with such companies as Hamilton Meats in California and Maverick Ranch in Colorado. He has also worked on the retail side of the industry in meat department management positions at various Albertsons- and Kroger-owned store outlets in California.

Anderson is also certified in meat cutting, and holds HACCP and several other food and safety certifications.