NEW YORK — Enzyme Development Corp. has elevated Brian Murdoch to president. Murdoch was previously the company’s vice president for seven years.

Murdoch succeeds Peter Moodie, who has been with the company since 1987. Moodie will assume the role of senior management adviser. Moodie also will be involved in long-term growth projects, the company said.

Before becoming vice president and president, Murdoch was a technical sales director in the Midwest region for the company.

Before joining the company, he was most recently senior director of sales and technical development for Dyadic International, Inc. for seven years. He received his bachelor's degree in biochemistry from Clemson University.