#b#Contracts Awarded#/b#

JFK Communications, 5 Independence Way, Suite 300, Princeton 08540; 609-514-5117; fax, 609-452-8464. John F. Kouten, CEO. www.jfkhealth.com

JFK Communications, a pharma and biotech communications firm based on Independence Way, has been hired to do public relations for Becton, Dickson and Company of Franklin Lakes. Becton Dickson, a medical technology company, is launching an insulin delivery device and raising awareness of the importance of adherence to insulin therapy for diabetics.

#b#Leaving Town#/b#

Innopharma Inc., 11 Deer Park Drive, Monmouth Junction. Navneet Puri, president. www.innopharmainc.com

Innopharma, a developer of niche generic drugs, has moved from Monmouth Junction to Piscataway.

Founded in 2003 by Navneet Puri, the company became operational in 2005. The India-born Puri first studied at the University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Chandigarh, where he earned his bachelor’s in pharmacy in 1991. He then moved to America, earning his master’s from Mississippi State in 1994 and his Ph. D. from Rutgers in 1999. Innopharma has developed several smaller-batch generic drugs and was originally funded by Puri’s parents (both government workers in India) and brothers, who work in marketing and textile engineering.

The company can be reached in Piscataway at 732-885-2939.

Greater New Jersey Mortgage, 440 Route 130 South, East Windsor. Vijay Aggarwal, president.

Greater New Jersey Mortgage has moved its East Windsor offices to Elizabeth.

Hybrid Glass Technologies, 1 Deer Park Drive, Monmouth Junction. Anna Wojcik, president. www.hybridglass.com

Hybrid Glass Technologies, which develops, produces, and markets coating materials for telecommunications and optic fibers, has left its facilities on Deer Park Drive in Monmouth Junction. The company’s phone number has been disconnected and president Anna Wojcik could not be reached.

#b#Management Moves#/b#

Magyar Bank, 3050 Route 27, Box 5219, Kendall Park 08824; 732-297-4600; fax, 732-821-7509. John Fitzgerald, president and CEO. www.magyarbank.com

John Fitzgerald has been named the permanent president and CEO of Magyar Bank and Magyar Bancorp. Fitzgerald had been serving as acting president and CEO since December, when he took over for Elizabeth Hance. He had previously served as executive vice president and COO.

Fitzgerald holds a bachelor’s in economics from the University of Maryland.

Salt Creek Grille, 1 Rockingham Row, Princeton Forrestal Village, Princeton 08540; 609-419-4200. Amy Foulks, general manager. www.saltcreekgrille.com

Salt Creek Grille, a contemporary American cuisine restaurant, has appointed Amy Foulks as its new general manager. Foulks, one of Salt Creek’s founding employees, is the first woman to hold the position of GM. She will take over the role from Hugh Preece, who will now oversee Salt Creek Grille’s West Coast operations.

Foulks has been credited with launching Salt Creek’s campaign to implement sustainable practices and developing the restaurant’s varied wine culture.

Ocean Power Technologies (OPTT), 1590 Reed Road, Building A, Suite 1, Pennington 08534; 609-730-0400; fax, 609-730-0404. Frederick Dunleavy, chief executive officer. www.oceanpowertechnologies.com

Ocean Power Technologies, which manufactures wave-powered energy generators, has named Brian Posner as its new CFO.

Posner, who holds a BA in accounting from Queens College and an MBA from Pace, is the former CFO of Power Medical Interventions, a manufacturer of medical devices, and of Pharmacopeia.

Alcoholic Beverage Industry Supply Chain Council, 1009 Lenox Drive, Suite 202, Lawrenceville 08648; 609-620-4563; fax, 609-620-1200. Bill Healy, chairman. www.abiec.org

The Alcoholic Beverage Industry Electronic Commerce Council, the not-for-profit standards administration for the alcoholic beverage industry, has changed its name.

Leigh Visual Imaging Solutions, 45 Everett Drive, Building C, Box 269, Princeton 08542-0269; 609-799-8880; fax, 609-799-8673. Peter J. Dawson, president. www.leighimaging.com

Peter Dawson has launched a new business alongside his long-standing photographic business and renamed his operation Leigh Visual imaging Solutions.

Leigh Photographic was founded in 1945 and grew into a broader visual imaging firm, providing design, framing, and video work. Dawson, who took over the firm in 1982, after he graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology, launched Leigh Sign and Graphics three months ago.

#b#Deaths#/b#

Leonard Busch on June 6. He was a structural engineer and president of Leonard Busch Associates in Trenton.

Heidi Berrios, 52, on June 1. She worked at the University Medical Center at Princeton, RWJ New Brunswick, and Brunswick Orthopedic Associates.

David Gruner, 46, on May 28. He was an ATM technician for Diebold Inc. in Plainsboro.

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