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Natural product movers & shakers - March 2016

Natural product movers & shakers - March 2016
Your recap of who did what in the natural products industry this month.

Nutralliance welcomed Tim Intfen as one of its regional account executives. Intfen brings more than 10 years of industry knowledge and ingredient sales expertise to Nutralliance and will play an instrumental role in managing the company's continued growth and expansion.

Dr. Ajax Mohamed has been named resident director, Sabinsa Europe GmbH, the EU division of the Sami-Sabinsa Group of companies. He has more than 20 years of experience in R&D, technical sales and marketing.

David Winter, director of business development for SPINS, was recently elected to the Naturally Boulder board. Naturally Boulder’s mission is to nurture start‐up natural foods companies and promote Boulder and Colorado’s Front Range as the epicenter of the natural products movement. David is one of four new board members who were elected for two‐year terms beginning in 2016.

Vitamin Shoppe Inc., a multi-channel specialty retailer and manufacturer of nutritional products, today announced that its board of directors voted to expand the size of the board to 12 directors and appointed Timothy J. Theriault as new independent member of the board of directors effective March 8, 2016, and a member of the Audit Committee.

The nonprofit American Botanical Council gave its second Champion Award: Ed Smith, medical herbalist and co-founder of Herb Pharm, an herbal products manufacturing company, in Williams, Oregon. In addition to Herb Pharm’s unwavering support of ABC and its educational mission and programs, Smith recently made a generous personal donation. ABC also announced John Thor Arnason, PhD, as the recipient of the 2015 ABC Norman R. Farnsworth Excellence in Botanical Research Award. Arnason is a professor of biology at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada, and his lab specializes in the phytochemistry and biological activity of plants.

Capstone Nutrition, a non-branded contract manufacturers of health and dietary supplements in the United States, appointed of Jared K. Leishman as its new chief executive officer. Leishman joined Capstone in December 2005 and in 2010 was promoted to chief financial officer. In March 2015, he was appointed to chief operating officer.

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