DES MOINES, Iowa – February 15, 2010 – Kemin Health L.C. announces the promotion of Jeff Flora to president. In this role, Flora is responsible for overseeing the global operations of Kemin Health.
“Jeff has modeled outstanding leadership and strategic vision as a member of the Kemin Health executive team,” says Chris Nelson, president and CEO of the Kemin group of companies. “I look forward to his continued success in this new role as he elevates Kemin Health to the next level.”
“I look forward to leading Kemin Health as we evaluate and implement strategies for our continued success,” says Flora. “Through steady focus and dedication, we will continue to provide unique nutritional solutions to the industry, and will strive to exceed the needs and expectations of our customers.”
Flora joined Kemin in 2004 as the vice president of finance for Kemin Health. Prior to joining Kemin, Flora served as a corporate controller for Tone Brothers, Inc. in Ankeny, Iowa. Flora began his career with the General Electric Company through the Financial Management Program. Upon completion, he joined GE's Corporate Audit Staff where he worked on a series of global assignments involving operational and financial audits at a number of GE businesses. Flora holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Iowa.
Kemin – Inspired Molecular Solutions™
Founded in 1961, the Kemin group of companies (www.kemin.com) provide health and nutritional solutions to the agrifood, food ingredient, pet food, human health and pharmaceutical industries. Kemin operates in more than 60 countries with manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand and the United States.
Kemin Health develops, manufactures and markets specialty ingredients with healthful benefits for the dietary supplement and functional food and beverage markets. Specific to the nutraceutical industry, Kemin Health is credited with successfully commercializing lutein and significantly developing the eye supplement category under the FloraGLO® Lutein brand (www.floraglolutein.com), the leading and most researched lutein ingredient brand sold worldwide. Kemin Health also manufactures Slendesta®, a safe, natural ingredient for healthy weight management, and Cr-Pro™, a new source of dietary chromium for dietary supplement products.