Chr. Hansen Adds Three for Human Health and Nutrition

1/16/2003 --Milwaukee, WI – Jeannine Farro, Andrea Chopek and Alan Cox join the Human Health and Nutrition business unit for Chr. Hansen, Inc. Ms. Farro is appointed Marketing Manager for Human Health and Nutrition, with the responsibility of developing marketing strategies and identifying new business opportunities for this business unit. She holds a BS in Accounting from Seton Hall University and an MBA in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She has spent more than seven years in the health care industry working for Becton Dickinson & Co., and has marketing experience with new product development and launch, business development, marketing strategy and promotional planning.

Andrea Chopek joins Chr. Hansen as Account Manager for Human Health and Nutrition, serving accounts on the East Coast. She previously was at Pfizer, Inc. where she spent over three years in sales of their cardiovascular pharmaceutical line. Ms. Chopek holds a BS in Environmental Science and Biology from Boston University. She also graduated from the Navy Supply Corps School in Athens, GA, and served aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ for three-and-a-half years.

Alan Cox also joins Chr. Hansen as Account Manager for Human Health and Nutrition, serving accounts in the western US. He has over five years of sales experience with Fortitech, Inc., working in the pharmaceutical, nutritional, and food ingredient industries. Prior to that, Mr. Cox spent 14 years in flavor manufacturing, and transportation and distribution.

Operating from facilities in over twenty-four countries worldwide, Chr. Hansen is a global biotechnology company that provides ingredients to the food, dairy, human health and nutrition, and animal health industries. Based on intensive research and biotechnology, Chr. Hansen works to improve the quality of food and health for people all over the world. The company is a primary supplier of cultures, probiotics, tablet coatings and excipients, enzymes, natural colors, natural flavors, seasonings, and sweeteners, which are applied in foods and beverages, pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements and agricultural products.

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