Hawthorne, NY– EMD Chemicals Inc. is pleased to announce that Jeremy Appleton, ND, has joined the company as Technical Marketing Manager,Nutrition. EMD Chemicals is the specialty chemical affiliate of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and has expertise in growing, harvesting, extracting and purifying natural products of the highest quality. EMD’s products can be found in a variety of dietary supplements.
Dr. Appleton brings unique skills to the company as a naturopathic physician and natural ingredients expert. He will manage technical business development and marketing related to EMD's nutritional ingredients, including bioflavonoids and standardized botanical extracts.
According to Dan Giambattisto, Director, Sales & Marketing, BioActives, Dr. Appleton will be a significant resource as EMD further develops its unique offerings to the nutrition market. “Our nutritional ingredients are designed to meet the increasing quality demands and lifestyle needsof today’s consumer and Dr. Appleton will play a major role in communicating the benefits of our ingredients to this important industry.” ###
About EMD Chemicals Inc.
EMD Chemicals. represents the North American chemical sector of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Along with its sister company, EMD Crop BioScience, it is an international organization with 1,110 employees and revenues of more than $US 360 million, providing specialty chemicals for pharmaceutical, biotech, cosmetic, automotive, plastics, electronics,agricultural and other industrial applications and is also engaged in the development, manufacture and distribution of a broad array of research reagents used for life science research. EMD Chemicals is known in the market by its product brands including Iriodin, Xirallic, Rona, Calbiochem®, Novabiochem®, and Novagen®, among others.
About Merck KGaA
Merck is a global pharmaceutical and chemical company with sales of EUR 6.3 billion in 2006, a history that began in 1668, and a future shaped by 35,214 employees in 63 countries. In 1917 the U.S. subsidiary Merck & Co. was expropriated and has been an independent company ever since.