The Global Organization for EPA and DHA (GOED) has announced that it has expanded its board of directors from 8 to 14 to accommodate the association’s recent membership growth.
The board includes:
David Shannon, Croda (Chair)
Baldur Hjaltason, EPAX (Vice-Chair)
Robert Orr, Ocean Nutrition Canada (Treasurer)
Amanda Ruess, DSM Nutritional Products (Secretary)
Phillip Fass, Martek Biosciences (Past Chair)
Carol Locke, Omega Natural Science
Kent Cipollo, Solae
Cynthia Crouch, DuPont
Hans de Wit, Marvesa
Josipa Paska, FINA
Bjorn Rene, Cognis
Harald Ronneberg, Denomega
Olav Sandnes, Marine Nutriceuticals
Federico Tripodi, Monsanto
"Over the last year GOED's membership has expanded to be even more representative of the rapidly changing omega-3 industry," said Adam Ismail, GOED’s executive director. "Our members include ingredient companies, manufacturers, consumer product companies and traders and now our board of directors reflects that diversity."
Ismail noted that the expanded board has provided the association with the ability to further increase membership and expand its reach worldwide as it works to educate media, consumers and omega-3 industry companies on the latest EPA/DHA research, benefits and trends.
GOED is a proactive and accountable association of the world's finest processors, refiners, manufacturers, distributors, marketers, retailers and supporters of products containing Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) Omega-3 Fatty Acids. The Organization's objectives are to promote and protect the category, educate consumers about the health benefits of EPA/DHA, and work with government groups, the healthcare community and the industry, while setting high standards for our business sector. GOED and its members are committed to personal integrity, ethical corporate behavior, public safety and quality assurance. For more information, visit its website at www.goedomega3.com.