Part 8: People (July/August 2005)

People in the News: Tate & Lyle, Herbalife Ltd., MWW Group, White Wave Foods, Technical Sourcing International, Inc., BioLogic Health Solutions Pty Ltd., Nutritional Laboratories International, Inc., PhytoMedical Technologies, Inc., Cardinal Nutrition, AMS Health Sciences, Inc., RFI Ingredients, Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Jarrow Formulas®, Inc., Integrated Marketing Group, Health Sciences Group, Inc., Ruth’s Hemp Foods, KGK Synergize Inc., GCI Nutrients, Amin Law, Chemi Nutra, Healthnotes Inc., Nutrition 21, Inc., Cevena Bioproducts, Inc., Multisorb Technologies LTD., Dicentra, Inc.

[8/31/2005] Tate & Lyle Appoints New Director of Marketing
US-based ingredient company Tate & Lyle has announced the appointment of Harvey Chimoff as its new Director of Marketing, Americas.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13446&zoneid=12
http://www.tateandlyle.com

[8/30/2005] Herbalife Appoints Patricio Cuesta as Country Director of Argentina
US-based network marketing company Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) has announced the appointment of Patricio Cuesta as country director of Herbalife Argentina, responsible for all business operations in Argentina, and reporting to Edi Hienrich, vice president South America.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13442&zoneid=12
http://www.herbalife.com/

[8/30/2005] Scientific Marketing Specialist Joins MWW Group
US-based public relations firm MWW group has announced the addition of Jennifer Furey as account supervisor in the agency’s Nutritionals and Functional Foods Practice.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13437&zoneid=34
http://www.mww.com

[8/26/2005] Joseph E. Scalzo to Become President and CEO of WhiteWave Foods
Dean Foods Company (DF) has announced that Joseph E. Scalzo will join the company as President and Chief Executive Officer of White Wave Foods.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13403&zoneid=34
http://www.deanfoods.com/

[8/26/2005] Technical Sourcing Hires New Chief Operating Officer, Sourcing Manager
Ingredient company Technical Sourcing International, Inc. (TSI) has announced the appointment of Kim G. Hayes as Chief Operating Officer and Ron R. Wiesmann as Sourcing Manager.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13416&zoneid=2
http://www.tsiinc.com
http://www.npicenter.com/listings/CompanyDetail.aspx?companyId=5685

[8/25/2005] Joseph E. Scalzo to Become President and CEO of WhiteWave Foods
US-based Dean Foods Company (DF) has announced that Joseph E. Scalzo will join White Wave Foods as President and Chief Executive Officer, reporting to Dean Foods' Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gregg Engles.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13403&zoneid=12
http://www.whitewave.com/

[8/25/2005] Herbalife Appoints Yong-Hak Lee as Managing Director for Herbalife Korea
US-based network marketing company Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) has announced that Yong-Hak Lee has been appointed as managing director of Herbalife Korea, responsible for the growth and profitability of the country.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13402&zoneid=34
http://www.herbalife.com/

[8/24/2005] Biologic Health Solutions Hires New Technical and Research Manager
Australia-based natural health products company BioLogic Health Solutions Pty Ltd. has announced the appointment of Amanda Rao to the position of technical and research manager, to help oversee new product development, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, design and supervision of clinical trials and production of all technical literature.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13386&zoneid=28
http://www.biologichealthus.com

[8/23/2005] Herbalife Appoints Patrick R. Dailey as Senior Vice President, Human Resources
US-based network marketing company Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) has announced the appointment of Patrick R. Dailey as senior vice president, human resources, responsible for the full Human Resources function for the company.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13372&zoneid=12
http://www.herbalife.com/

[8/23/2005] Nutritional Laboratories adds Zack Bybee as General Manager of Rockies/Central Strategic Business Unit
US-based custom manufacturer Nutritional Laboratories International, Inc. (NLI) has announced the hiring of Zack Bybee as General Manager of the company's Rockies/Central Strategic Business Unit (SBU). Bybee will be based in Ogden, Utah, and have responsibility for the sales management and development of clients primarily located within the twelve states within the RockyMountain and Western states.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13373&zoneid=12
http://www.nutritionallabs.com
http://www.npicenter.com/listings/CompanyDetail.aspx?companyId=13039

[8/15/2005] PhytoMedical Announces Appointment of New President and CEO
Canada-based biopharamceutical company PhytoMedical Technologies, Inc. (PYTO) has announced the appointment of Mr. Harmel S. Rayat, a current director, to the position of president and chief executive officer.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13304&zoneid=34

[8/12/2005] Cardinal Nutrition Hires Dennis H. Walker as Regional Sales Manager
US-based Cardinal Nutrition has announced that it has hired Dennis H. Walker to manage sales activities in the western United States, and has reassigned some key territories among its sales staff.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13288&zoneid=2
http://www.cardinalnutrition.com

[8/11/2005] AMS Health Sciences, Inc. Announces Appointment of New President
US-based supplement company AMS Health Sciences, Inc. (AMM) has announced the appointment of Steven G. Kochen as the Company president.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13270&zoneid=12
http://www.amsonline.com

[8/5/2005] RFI Expands QC/R&D Staff
US-based ingredient company RFI Ingredients has announced the appointment of Thanyaporn Siriwhoharn, Ph.D. as product development manager, while Jacquelyn Schaffner has been named QC chemist.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13215&zoneid=34
http://www.rfiingredients.com

[8/4/2005] Howard B. Schiffer of Vitamin Angel Alliance Honored
Howard B. Schiffer, Founder of Vitamin Angel Alliance, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Nutrition Business Journal’s Newport Summit. Schiffer received his Lifetime Achievement award for the impact Vitamin Angels has had in addressing the international malnutrition crisis that has affected hundreds of millions of people, most of them children.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13203&zoneid=2
http://www.vitaminangel.org

[8/4/2005] Unigen Pharmaceuticals Promotes Regan Miles to President and Chief Operating Officer
Ingredient company Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced the appointment of Regan D. Miles as President and Chief Operating Officer effective August 1, 2005. Previously, Miles was Unigen Executive Vice President.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13196&zoneid=34
http://www.unigenpharma.com

[8/2/2005] Herbalife Appoints Steve Henig to New Post of Chief Scientific Officer
US-based network marketer Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) has announced the appointment of Steve Henig, Ph.D. to the newly-created post of chief scientific officer with responsibility for the company's product research and development function, reporting to CEO Michael O. Johnson.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13156&zoneid=12
http://www.herbalife.com/

[8/2/2005] Greg Probert Promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer for Herbalife Ltd.
US-based network marketer Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) has announced the promotion of Chief Operating Officer Gregory L. Probert to president and chief operating officer with overall responsibility for the company's business operations in 60 markets around the world.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13159&zoneid=12
http://www.herbalife.com/

[8/1/2005] Jarrow Formulas® Hires South Florida Sales Associate
US-based supplement company Jarrow Formulas®, Inc. has announced the appointment of Michael Motel as the company's South Florida Sales Representative
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13149&zoneid=12
http://www.Jarrow.com

[7/29/2005] Gonzales Joins Integrated Marketing Group
US-based marketing and branding agency Integrated Marketing Group (IMG), has announced the appointment of Brandie Gonzales to the position of public relations coordinator.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13114&zoneid=2
www.imgbranding.com
http://www.npicenter.com/listings/CompanyDetail.aspx?companyId=5573

[7/28/2005] Twinlab Founding Family Member Joins Health Sciences Group Advisory Board
US-based nutritional products company Health Sciences Group, Inc. (HESG) has announced that Dean Blechman, former Executive Vice President of Sales at Twinlab Corporation, has signed a two year consulting agreement with the company.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13098&zoneid=12
http://www.HSciences.com

[7/27/2005] Ruth’s Hemp Foods Appoints New U.S. Sales Manager
Canada-based Ruth’s Hemp Foods has announced the appointment of C. Wesley Crain as National Sales Manager for the United States.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13090&zoneid=34
http://www.ruthshempfoods.com

[7/26/2005] KGK Synergize Inc. Hires Senior Scientist to Lead the Company’s New Product Development Division
Canada-based contract research organization KGK Synergize Inc. (KGK), has announced the appointment of Dr. Mukherjee to head the company’s New Product Development (NPD) division, bringing new and innovative nutraceutical products to market.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13062&zoneid=34
http://www.kgksynergize.com
http://www.npicenter.com/listings/CompanyDetail.aspx?companyId=21997

[7/25/2005] GCI Nutrients Worldwide Hires New Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Ingredient company GCI Nutrients Worldwide has announced the appointment of Sumant Kapoor as Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=13052&zoneid=12
http://www.gcinutrients.com.

[7/19/2005] TerrNova hires Mitchell Merrick As New National Sales Manager
Berkeley, Ca based manufacturer of the line TerraNova and the bulk product Nectarine has hired a new National Sales Manager - Mitchell Merrick.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/anmviewer.asp?a=12996&z=34

[7/18/2005] Chubb and Kolliniatis Join Amin Law As Associates
USbased law firm Amin Law has announced that Laura A. Chubb and Christina Kolliniatis have joined Amin Law LLC, a Chicago-based legal practice specializing in FDA, FTC, USDA, U.S. Customs and related regulatory matters.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=12983&zoneid=2
http://www.amin-law.com
http://www.npicenter.com/listings/CompanyDetail.aspx?companyId=22598

[7/18/2005] Chemi Nutra Hires New Sales Manager
US-based ingredient manufacturer Chemi Nutra has announced the appointment of Nathan Batt as Sales Manager, to be involved in the sales and marketing efforts for Chemi’s specialty nutraceutical ingredients to the nutrition, functional food, and medical food arenas.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/anmviewer.asp?a=12987&z=2
http://www.cheminutra.com

[7/14/2005] Healthnotes Adds Former J&J Exec to Management Team
US-based content provider Healthnotes Inc. has announced that Jeffrey P. Beyer, a longtime Johnson & Johnson executive and former president of WellMed, has joined HNI as chief operating officer.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=12965&zoneid=2
http://www.healthnotes.com
http://www.npicenter.com/listings/CompanyDetail.aspx?companyId=6391

[7/13/2005] Debra Bass Named Government Relations Counsel for Nutrition 21
US-based supplement company Nutrition 21, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXXI) has announced the appointment of Debra Bass, JD, LLM as its Government Relations Counsel. According to the company, as in-house lobbyist and advisor for the company, Bass will direct all federal and state relations from the company’s Rockville office.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=12951&zoneid=2
http://www.nutrition21.com

[7/13/2005] Cevena Bioproducts Strengthens Marketing Department
Canada-based ingredient company Cevena Bioproducts, Inc., has announced the addition of Kristina Williams, MBA to its marketing department as AHFMR TC ((Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research) Technology Commercialization) Marketing Intern.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=12946&zoneid=2
http://www.www.cevena.com

[7/12/2005] Herbalife Appoints Michele Crocker as Vice President of Organizational Development
US-based network marketing company Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) has announced the appointment of Michele Crocker to the newly-created post of vice president of organizational development, responsible for the creation and global execution of the company's organizational development plan worldwide.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=12939&zoneid=12
http://www.herbalife.com/

[7/6/2005] Derek Hepburn Named Managing Director of Multisorb Technologies LTD.
US-based packaging component company Multisorb Technologies LTD. has announced the appointment of Derek Hepburn as Managing Director of its European operations to manage sales, marketing and business development for Multisorb's customers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=12898&zoneid=12
http://www.multisorb.com

[7/5/2005] Unigen Pharmaceuticals Hires Additional Ph.D. Scientists for New Product Development
US-based ingredient company Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced the hiring of Alexandre (Sasha) Nesterov, Ph.D as a Scientist in the Discovery and Screening Department and Mijeong Jeong, Ph.D as a Quality Control Scientist.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=12866&zoneid=2
http://www.unigenpharma.com

[7/5/2005] Dicentra Appoints New Scientific Evaluator
Canada-based consulting and compliance company Dicentra, Inc. has announced the appointment of Dr. Lee Know as Scientific Evaluator.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=12878&zoneid=2
http://www.dicentra.ca
http://www.npicenter.com/listings/CompanyDetail.aspx?companyId=22353

[7/1/2005] GCI Nutrients Hires Laura Minighini as Western Region Sales Representative
US-based ingredient company GCI Nutrients USA has announced the return of Laura Minighini as the company's Western Region Sales Representative, returning after a five year absence.
Web Resources:
http://www.npicenter.com/anm/templates/newsATemp.aspx?articleid=12855&zoneid=2
http://www.gcinutrients.com.

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