March 23, 1980

Southwest Canners Inc. has announced the appointment of Ronald R. Wright as general manager of their Portales facility, located west of the city. Wright’s appointment is effective immediately. He replaces Jerry Hersey, who has resigned to accept employement elsewhere. Wright has served as operation manager of a General Bottlers Inc. plant in Munster, Indiana, a suburb of Chicago. He and his wife Kay have one son living at home and two other children who are living in Indiana. His family plans to join Wright in Portales as soon as school recesses for the summer.