NutraCea, Phoenix, AZ, has promoted Leo Gingras to president. He will retain his title of COO, which he has held since joining NutraCea in 2007. In addition to his existing responsibilities, Mr. Gingras will take on a more active role in partnering with W. John Short, chairman and CEO of NutraCea, to lead the tactical and strategic repositioning of the business. The company has also appointed J. Dale Belt executive vice president, CFO and chief accounting officer. Mr. Belt replaces William Cadigan, a Tatum LLC partner, who has been vice president of finance since July 2009 and interim CFO since February 2010. Mr. Belt, currently the managing director at Sierra Consulting, has been a financial advisor to NutraCea since November 2009. He has more than 30 years of experience in finance and accounting in both the private and public sectors.