Natural product movers & shakers - August 2015

Natural product movers & shakers - August 2015

Your recap of who did what in the natural products industry.

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) announced that Amber Bennett has joined its staff in a newly created position as director of membership development. 

Archer Daniels Midland Company named Kenneth Campbell president of the company’s WILD Flavors business, and named Manda Tweten president of the company’s Specialty Commodities business (SCI).

Gemini Pharmaceuticals Inc., a global manufacturer of specialty pharmaceuticals, OTC pharmaceuticals and dietary and nutritional supplements, appointed Mark J. Gaeta as the chief operating officer.

Joerg Gruenwald has been elected by the United States Pharmacopoeia to be a member of their Expert Committee for Botanical Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines for the term 2015-2020.

InterHealth Nutraceuticals added two new appointments to the sales department, Stacy Ohana and Gabriel Flores.

American Herbal Products Association Chief Science Officer Dr. Maged Sharaf has become a member of the Dietary Supplement Laboratory Quality Assurance Program (DSQAP) Advisory Board.

Dr. Matthias Moser took up his duties as the new managing director of Hydrosol, the international stabiliser and emulsifier system specialist. He is also managing director of sister company OlbrichtArom.

Sushil Singh joined the production team at Vets Plus, Inc. as process and product development associate.

NBTY, Inc., a global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins and nutritional supplements, announced the appointment of Sonya Soutus to the newly-created position of senior vice president, public affairs & communications.

Human Longevity, Inc., a genomics-based, technology-driven company, announced that Mark A. Winham has joined the company as chief operating officer. Winham, who brings more than 25 years of life sciences, medical operations and technical experience, will report directly to HLI's CEO, J. Craig Venter, Ph.D.

E-hydrate, the maker of natural Protein On-The-Go hydration drink mixes and energy gels, announced the addition of two industry veterans to the company’s senior management team. Peter Evans has joined as chief marketing officer, and Jim Kayser as chief sales officer.


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