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 to our company that will ultimately benefit our customers,” said Olav Sandnes, President of Marine Ingredients. “Dr. Barnes has a proven track record overseeing ingredient manufacture, product development, and strategic operations.”
Dr. Barnes comes to Marine Ingredients after 10 years as director of research and development at Standard Process, where he headed a multifaceted research program that encompassed clinical, biomedical, and outcomes research. In 2010 Dr. Barnes completed his MBA from the University of Wisconsin.
According to Dr. Barnes, “Marine Ingredients is a dynamic company that is transforming itself into a global player in omega-3 production and finished product manufacture. My education and experience will help Marine Ingredients continue to innovate and develop novel approaches to omega-3 nutrition while at the same time assisting in the optimization of operations.”