Part 8: People (Jan. 2005)

Companies in the News: CoolBrands International, Kraft Foods, Sciona, Madeus, Nellson Nutraceutical , General Mills, Chr. Hansen, White Wave Foods, Cardinal Nutrition, National Enzyme Company, Guelph Food Technology Centre, NSF International, Integrated Marketing Group, KGK Synergize, Diabetogen Biosciences, Oasis Lifesciences, Burrill & Company, Council for Responsible Nutrition.


1/31/2005 - CoolBrands Board of Directors Elects David Stein Co-Chairman and CEO
Canada-based CoolBrands International Inc. (CA:COBSVA) has announced that David J. Stein, previously President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, will serve as Co-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately, following the passing of Co-Chairman and Co- Chief Executive Officer Richard E. Smith.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11577&zoneid=12
Link2: http://www.coolbrandsinc.com/

1/26/2005 - Dr. Richard A. Lerner Elected to Board of Directors of Kraft Foods
US-based Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT) has announced the election of Richard A. Lerner, M.D., President of The Scripps Research Institute, a private, non-profit biomedical research organization, to the company's Board of Directors.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11537&zoneid=12
Link2: http://www.kraft.com

1/25/2005 - Sciona Ltd Relocates to Boulder From U.K., Hires James Bruce as CEO
Biotechnology company Sciona Ltd. has announced the move of its headquarters from the United Kingdom to Boulder, Colorado and the appointment of Jim Bruce, formerly President and CEO of Madeus, Inc. as CEO. According to the release, the company intends to operate at the heart of the nutrigenomics industry.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11528&zoneid=12
Link2: http://www.sciona.com

1/25/2005 - Thomas J. Jagiela Joins Nellson Nutraceutical as Vice President of Manufacturing
US-based functional product company Nellson Nutraceutical, Inc. has announced the appointment of Thomas J. Jagiela, previously Vice President of Manufacturing of General Mills, as Vice President of Manufacturing.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11525&zoneid=12

1/24/2005 - Executive Management Changes at Chr. Hansen
Denmark-based Chr. Hansen has announced the appointment of David R. Carpenter as President and CEO for North America, after the resignation of Donald Combs, and the promotion of Don Cox to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11519&zoneid=12
Link2: http://chr-hansen.com

1/21/2005 - White Wave Foods Announces Executive Team
Consumer packaged goods company, White Wave Foods has announced it will locate in Broomfield, Colorado, with an executive team comprised of: Steve Demos, President, Todd Beckman as Senior Vice President of Business Development, Pat Calhoun as Senior Vice President of Finance, Accounting and Information Technology, Ramona Kent, Senior Vice President of Sales, Mike Keown, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Research and Development and Scott Toth as Senior Vice President of Operations.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11500&zoneid=12
Link2: http://www.whitewave.com/index.php

1/21/2005 - Cardinal Nutrition Hires Sharon Majewski as Director of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance
US-based ingredient company Cardinal Nutrition Inc., has announced the appointment of Sharon Majewski as its new director of regulatory affairs and quality assurance (QA). According to the company, Majewski will serve as a liaison between Cardinal Nutrition and international ministries of health and regulatory agencies.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11496&zoneid=2
Link2: http://www.cardinalnutrition.com

1/20/2005 - National Enzyme Company Appoints National Sales Manager
US-based National Enzyme Company has announced that it has appointed Terese Mansell, formerly Eastern Divisional Sales Manager, as the company's National Sales Manager

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11488&zoneid=2
Link2: http://www.nationalenzyme.com

1/17/2005 - GFTC President Announces Upcoming Retirement
Canada's Guelph Food Technology Centre (GFTC) is seeking a new President and C.E.O., as Terry Maurice, GFTC’s President since 1997, has announced his plans to retire.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11469&zoneid=2
Link2: http://www.gftc.ca

1/12/2005 - New General Manager to Head NSF's Retail Food Safety Programs
US-based certifier and standards development organization NSF International has appointed Amy Bruner as the new General Manager of the organization's Retail Food Safety Programs.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11432&zoneid=2
Link2: http://www.nsf.org

1/7/2005 - Fagedes Joins Integrated Marketing Group
US-based marketing and branding agency Integrated Marketing Group has announce the appointment of James Fagedes to the position of graphic designer.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11398&zoneid=2
Link2: http://www.imgbranding.com

1/6/2005 - KGK Synergize Inc. Appoints Scientific Director
Canada-based contract research organization KGK Synergize Inc. has announced the appointment of Dr. Pratibha Chaturvedi, Ph.D. as Scientific Director. Dr. Chaturvedi was previously the Senior Scientist from 2000 at Diabetogen Biosciences Inc, a LondonOntario based biotechnology company.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11387&zoneid=2
Link2: http://www.kgksynergize.com

1/6/2005 - Oasis LifeSciences Appoints Director of Business Development
US-based natural products company Oasis LifeSciences has announced the appointment of Scotty Kufus to the position of Director of Business Development effective January 3. Previously, Kufus has been involved in founding, operating and distributing for several multi-level marketing companies.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11389&zoneid=2
Link2: http://www.oasislifesciences.com

1/5/2005 - Burrill & Company Announces Promotions and Organizational Changes
US-based merchant bank Burrill & Company has announced a number of organizational changes including Giovanni A. Ferrara, Richard T. Haiduck, James D. Watson appointed as Managing Directors; with Watson also to assume the role of Merchant Banking Practice Head. Other appointments are also noted.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11385&zoneid=12
Link2: http://www.burrillandco.com/

1/4/2005 - CRN Announces New Chairman and Board Officers
US-based trade association, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has announced that E. Charles “Chuck” Brice, senior vice president, sales and business development, Kemin, has been elected chairman, succeeding Byron Johnson.

Link: http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=11379&zoneid=2
Link2: http://www.crnusa.org

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