Glanbia Nutritionals Names New Business Development Manager

Marilyn Stieve has been appointed business development manager at Glanbia Nutritionals, a leading global manufacturer of dairy and flax-based nutritional solutions and vitamin and mineral premixes. Stieve will be responsible for developing commercial opportunities for new flaxseed solutions, including the OptiSol 5000 series of functional flax ingredients, UltraGrad MH, a unique blend of flaxseed and marine oil, which delivers ALA, EPA and DHA omega 3s and UltraGrad MHA, a blend of flaxseed and algal oil delivering ALA and DHA.

Stieve studied Food Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, before working with various high-profile food manufacturers. In response to her appointment, Robert Beausire, vice president of business development at Glanbia Nutritionals commented, “We are very excited to have Marilyn on board, especially in introducing our OptiSol 5000 series of formulation solutions into the marketplace. Marilyn’s twenty years of food industry experience in technical services, product management and sales have prepared her to drive business development for OptiSol 5000 and our full range of advanced flax solutions.”

The OptiSol 5000 series is a patent-pending line of highly-functional flax-based ingredients with strong hydrocolloid properties. When used as a replacement for gluten, fats, gums and other ingredients in baked goods, the series provides an opportunity to clean up labels while enhancing the quality of finished goods.

About Glanbia Nutritionals:
Glanbia Nutritionals, a division of Glanbia plc, is an innovator in the expert delivery of science-led ingredients and customized solutions for a broad range of industries. These include fortified foods and beverages, performance nutrition, weight management, health & wellness, and cosmetics.

For more information about Glanbia Nutritionals and its ingredients, please contact Eric Borchardt, (608)-329-2800 or visit

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