AURORA, CO -- Uzin Utz North America recently announced the addition of Jerome Mester as their new Environmental Health & Safety Specialist. Mester brings over 30 years of health and safety engineering experience to the Uzin Utz North America group.

Most recently, he was the director of environmental health and safety with an Alaska Native Regional Corporation headquartered in Anchorage, AK, where he developed and managed their institutional safety program. His other work experience has been as clinical safety director at the University of Texas Health Science Center and as occupational safety and health officer with Johnson Controls. Mester will report to Pieter de Lange, director of manufacturing.