PEOPLE - COMMODITIES

PEOPLE - COMMODITIES

HANDY & HARMAN (New York) - Keith N. Johnson was named vice president of corporate development, a new position for the precious metals processor, fabricator and refiner.

The company said Mr. Johnson will be responsible for strategic efforts to position the company for future growth and sustained profitability. He will concentrate on programs for planning, capital spending, acquisition, joint ventures and attention to technical excellence in all functional disciplines.