European trade association Food Supplements Europe today elected a chair at its inaugural general assembly in Brussels who will take forward the association’s strategy.
Ingrid Atteryd, a leader in the Swedish healthcare business and Managing Director of the Swedish food supplements association Svensk Egenvård, was elected Chair of Food Supplements Europe, and will serve a term of two years. Dr Gareth Barker, VP Human Nutrition & Health EMEA at DSM will take up the role of Vice-Chair, and other Board positions have been evenly allocated between associations and companies.
Food Supplements Europe has prioritized a number of areas for immediate action across the full supplement range, from vitamins and minerals to botanical ingredients. “This is great that the industry have come together under one umbrella communicating with one voice,” Said Ms. Atteryd. “There is great strength when pan EU companies work closely together with small and medium sized companies. I feel honored to have this opportunity to lead Food Supplements Europe into future success and growth for the industry.”
Food Supplements Europe is made up trade associations and companies working together to represent the EU’s food supplement sector and ensure appropriate legislation that reflects the significant value of sector to public health. For more information about Food Supplements Europe contact the secretariat at [email protected] or visit www.foodsupplementseurope.org