• Israelsen Receives Herbal Community Builder Award

    April 1, 2015
    || The American Botanical Council (ABC), Austin, TX, has selected Loren D. Israelsen, president of the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA), as the recipient of its 2014 Mark Blumenthal Herbal Community Builder Award. The award is granted annually…

  • ChromaDex Appoints Steve Allen as Chairman

    March 6, 2015
    || ChromaDex Corp., Irvine, CA, has appointed Steve Allen as the chairman of its Board. Mr. Allen  joined the company's Board as an independent director in January 2014.   Mr. Allen retired from Nestlé in December 2009 a…

  • Vitamin Shoppe Names New Chief Executive Officer

    March 5, 2015
    || Colin Watts will be joining Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., North Bergen, NJ, as its new chief executive officer effective April 6, 2015. Mr. Watts will also become a member of the Board of Directors. He is to succeed Tony Truesdale who announced in September…

  • Professor Harry H.S. Fong Receives ABC’s Botanical Research Award

    March 3, 2015
    || The American Botanical Council (ABC), Austin, TX, has named Professor Harry H.S. Fong, PhD, as the recipient of the ABC Norman R. Farnsworth Excellence in Botanical Research Award for 2014. Dr. Fong is professor emeritus of pharmacognosy in the Depar…

  • NEC Names New Chief Financial Officer

    NEC Names New Chief Financial Officer

    March 3, 2015
    || Kim Crouse has been named chief financial officer of National Enzyme Company, Forsyth, MO. Ms. Crouse served as NEC’s director of finance for the past 11 years.   "I'm extremely excited to begin this new journey in my caree…

  • Sabinsa Expands U.S. Sales Staff

    Sabinsa Expands U.S. Sales Staff

    March 3, 2015
    || Sabinsa Corporation, East Windsor, NJ, has added Rick McNail as eastern regional sales manager and Jan A. Obirek as regional sales manager – California.   Mr. McNailcomes to Sabinsa with extensive sales and marketing experience in the ph…

  • Q Laboratories, Inc. Hires Chemistry Lab Supervisor

    Q Laboratories, Inc. Hires Chemistry Lab Supervisor

    March 3, 2015
    || Michael Baim, PhD, has joined Q Laboratories, Inc., Cincinnati, OH, as chemistry laboratory supervisor. Dr. Baim will be responsible for the everyday operations of the Pharmaceutical & Food Chemistry labs, including analyst training, technology u…

  • FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg Resigns

    March 2, 2015
    || After nearly six years of service, Margaret Hamburg, MD, will step down from her role as commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), effective at the end of March.   One of the longest serving FDA comm…

  • National Enzyme Company Welcomes New President

    National Enzyme Company Welcomes New President

    February 25, 2015
    || National Enzyme Company, Forsyth, MO, has promoted Charlie Amidon to president of NEC. Mr. Amidon will continue to serve as chief operating officer in addition to his new role as president. "Charlie has proven time and time again that th…

  • Algatech Appoints New CEO and Chief Scientist

    Algatech Appoints New CEO and Chief Scientist

    February 24, 2015
    || Algatechnologies, (Algatech) Kibbutz Ketura, Israel, welcomed Ronnie Meninger as CEO for the company.  Mr. Hagai Stadler, of Grovepoint (Algatech's major shareholder) who served in the last two years as an interim CEO will become a director…

  • Brookfield Appoints International Sales and Marketing Manager

    Brookfield Appoints International Sales and Marketing Manager

    February 24, 2015
    || Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, Middleboro, MA, has hired Nilay Shah to the new position of international sales and marketing manager for laboratory products and services. Mr. Shah’s expanded responsibilities include sales for all territo…

  • BI Nutraceuticals Adds Food Science Engineer

    February 24, 2015
    || Michael Wagner has joined BI Nutraceuticals, Long Beach, CA, as a food science engineer. In this role, Dr. Wagner will assist in providing solutions for complex functional food formulation challenges faced by BI’s customer base and will help su…

  • Alkemist Labs Adds Staff to Support Company Growth

    February 11, 2015
    || Alkemist Labs, Costa Mesa, CA, has welcomed two new additions to its staff. Industry veteran Paul Burns has joined the company as director of sales. With more than 10 years in technical-scientific laboratory service sales, Mr. Burns was most recen…

  • Marine Ingredients Appoints COO

    February 5, 2015
    || Manufacturers of specialty omega-3 ingredients, Mount Bethel, PA-based Marine Ingredients, has hired nutrition industry veteran David M. Barnes PhD to fulfill the role of chief operating officer. “Dr. Barnes brings a range of skills…

  • Dr. Tina Sampalis Appointed Medical Science Liaison for Neptune

    February 5, 2015
    || Dr. Tina Sampalis, the chief global strategic officer for Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. and Acasti Pharma Inc., Laval, Québec, Canada, will be transitioning immediately to a consulting role as medical science liaison for Neptun…