Milwaukee, WI – Kristin Gross joins the Human Health and Nutrition business unit for Chr. Hansen, Inc. Ms. Gross is appointed Sales Manager for Human Health and Nutrition, with the responsibility of managing the human probiotic business in North America. She also has responsibility for several of the company’s key pharmaceutical accounts. Prior to joining Chr. Hansen, Ms. Gross was with Larex, Inc. and BASF Corporation, where she gained valuable experience in sales, technical service and product management. She holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Operating from facilities in over twenty-four countries worldwide, Chr. Hansen is a global biotechnology company that provides ingredients to the food, dairy, human health and nutrition, and animal health industries. Based on intensive research and biotechnology, Chr. Hansen works to improve the quality of food and health for people all over the world. The company is a primary supplier of cultures, enzymes, colors, flavors, seasonings and sweeteners, which are applied in foods and beverages, and agricultural products. The company’s Human Health and Nutrition group focuses on probiotics, coatings and excipients for pharmaceuticals and nutritional supplements. In a recently announced alliance, Chr. Hansen also is the exclusive supplier of Foremost® NF lactose for tabletting excipients worldwide.