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April 15, 2014
William Visser has joined the Minneapolis-based Bioenergy Life Science, Inc. as regional sales director, East Coast. Mr. Visser’s major responsibilities will be to expand the use of ribose in the eastern half of the country, and to work with Bi…  Read More »
April 8, 2014
Al Powers, CEO of NOW Health Group, Bloomingdale, IL,will retire effective May 1, 2014. NOW Foods president Jim Emme will step into the NOW Health Group CEO position. "Al has been an excellent and productive leader for NOW, and our entire…  Read More »
Robertet Welcomes New Vice President Purchasing
April 4, 2014
Kent Swan, has joined the team at Robertet, Piscataway, NJ, as vice president purchasing, Robertet US. Mr. Swan will be responsible for sourcing all raw materials and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) purchasing for the fragrance, flavor and i…  Read More »
April 3, 2014
Germany-based analyze & realize GmbH has appointed Dr. Wolfgang Hoeffer as managing director. He a&r from CRS Clinical Services; he previously worked for Parexel Inc., Boehringer Mannheim, Boston Consulting and Solvay in senior roles.…  Read More »
April 3, 2014
Paul Michaels, president of Mars, Incorporated (McLean, VA) since 2004, recently informed the Mars Board of Directors of his plan to retire on Dec. 31, 2014. The company announced that Grant Reid, current global president of Mars Chocolate, will take…  Read More »
March 19, 2014
Jacqueline Sherrer has joined Kyowa Hakko USA, New York, NY, as nutritional sales manager for the Southwest Region.   Ms. Sherrer will focus on the nutrition market that includes the Southwest territories of the United States: CA, AZ, NV and NM.…  Read More »
Terry Laboratories Welcomes New GM
March 19, 2014
Jim Gambino III has been named general manager of Terry Laboratories, Melbourne, FL. Mr. Gambino brings with him 20 years of experience at Walgreens, where he served as store manager. Terry Laboratories staff welcomes him to the team, and congratulat…  Read More »
March 14, 2014
MAK Wood, INC. Grafton, WI, has added Shannon Grager as its technical support scientist. Ms. Grager brings a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee in Biological Sciences to the company. In this position sh…  Read More »
March 12, 2014
The Chicago-based Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) has selected Christie A. Tarantino, FASAE, CAE, as the new IFT executive vice president. Ms. Tarantino, the current president and CEO of the Association Forum of Chicagoland, will lead IFT effor…  Read More »
Complete Nutrition Welcomes VP of Product Strategy
March 12, 2014
Nutritional retailer, Complete Nutrition, Omaha, NE has named Peter Leighton as vice president of product strategy. In this role, Mr. Leighton will drive new product development and oversee the company’s entire line of weight loss, sports nutri…  Read More »
March 7, 2014
Netherlands-based Corbion has rolled out several executive appointments to its team. The company stated that the new appointments were implemented to support growth in the bakery market.    Steve Scales has been named vice president, sales.…  Read More »
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March 4, 2014
Fruit d'Or Nutraceuticals, Quebec, Canada, has named Stephen Lukawski as vice president of business development, sales and marketing for its growing portfolio of cranberry ingredients and private label cranberry capsules for North America.  …  Read More »
American Laboratories Appoints Sales Representative for Western States
March 4, 2014
American Laboratories, Inc.’s (Omaha, NE) Austin Soejoto has transitioned into the role of sales representative for the Western States. His new sales territories will include California, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico. This role was previously…  Read More »
March 4, 2014
Robert M. Weinstein, Ph. D. has been promoted to president of Robertet Flavors USA, Piscataway, NJ. He will assume that role in addition to his current responsibilities as president Robertet Ingredients and chief operating officer Robertet USA. He su…  Read More »
March 3, 2014
Rodman J. Zilenziger, the founder of Rodman Publishing Corporation (now Rodman Media Corporation), died on Feb. 2. He was 85. In 1964, while serving as vice president of sales for Dorland Publishing, Mr. Zilenziger co-launched Detergent Age, which wo…  Read More »


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