Part 8: People (June 2005)

Companies in the News: Ameritech International Corp., NOW Foods, Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc., Health Enhancement Products, Inc., Cognis Nutrition & Health, GNC Corporation, Nature’s Path Foods, NSF International, Sciona, Herbalife Ltd., Kyowa Hakko Kogyo co., Ltd., Glanbia plc, VitaCube Systems Holdings, Inc., SourceOne Global Partners, Kyowa Hakko U.S.A..

[6/30/2005] Ladislav Pataki to Head Research and Development at Ameritech International Corp.
US-based supplement company Ameritech International Corp. (Pink Sheets:AMTR) has announced the appointment of Ladislav Pataki, PhD, CSc, ISASc as the company's Director of Research and Development.
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[6/30/2005] NOW Foods Hires New HR and Marketing Managers
US-based natural products company NOW Foods has announced the appointment of Jim Ritcheske as Marketing Manager, responsible for all company marketing, advertising, and promotions, and of Carol Dunning as Human Resources Manager to be responsible for the development of personnel acquisition, development and support plans.
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[6/29/2005] Nu Skin Enterprises Announces New Appointment to Board of Directors
US-based direct selling company Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. (NUS) has announced the appointment of Patricia A. Negron to the company's board of directors.
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[6/29/2005] Health Enhancement Products Announces Appointment of Dr. Michael S. Tempesta as President
US-based supplement company Health Enhancement Products, Inc. (HEPI) has announced the appointment of Michael S. Tempesta, PhD as President, and Janet Crance, CPA, as principal accounting officer of the company.
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[6/28/2005] Charles Barber Joins Cognis as Technical Services Manager for Functional Foods and Food Technology
Germany-based ingredient company Cognis Nutrition & Health has announced the appointment of Charles Barber as Technical Services Manager responsible for managing product and application development projects for key customers in the functional food and food technology markets.
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[6/23/2005] GNC Promotes Joseph Fortunato to Senior Executive Vice President and COO
US-based supplement company GNC Corporation has announced the appointment of Joseph Fortunato to the position of Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, reporting directly to Bruce E. Barkus, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Fortunato was previously GNC's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
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[6/21/2005] Nature’s Path VP joins Whole Grains Council board, company creates new position
Canada-based Nature’s Path Foods has announced that VP of Sales and Marketing, David Neuman, has been appointed as vice chair of the Whole Grains Council. The company has also announced that Michael Manning is joining in the newly created position of Northeast Natural Foods Regional Sales Manager.
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[6/21/2005] NSF International Appoints New Managing Director to Oversee European Operations
US-based NSF International has announced the appointment of Koen Bontinck as managing director of NSF's European office in Brussels, Belgium. According to the company, Mr. Bontinck will oversee all aspects of NSF International's operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa to deliver localized public health and safety solutions to clients in these regions.
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[6/15/2005] Sciona Appoints Roy Whitfield to Board of Directors
Biotechnology and nutrigenomics company Sciona has announced the appointment of Roy Whitfield to its board of directors and as chairman of the company's Science and Business Advisory Board.
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[6/14/2005] Herbalife Appoints Marion Flechtner-Mors, Ph.D., to Medical Advisory Board
US-based network marketing company Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) has announced the appointment of Marion Flechtner-Mors, Ph.D., currently head of the Clinical Nutrition Research Unit and Obesity Research Group in the department of gastroenterology, endocrinology, nutrition and metabolism at the University of Ulm, Germany, to its Medical Advisory Board.
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[6/14/2005] Chikakuni Kotani Named Kyowa Hakko U.S.A. Vice President
Kyowa Hakko U.S.A., a unit of Japan-based Kyowa Hakko Kogyo co., Ltd. has announced the appointment of Chikakuni Kotani as vice president of sales and marketing, based in New York City. Mr. Kotani was previously global manager of the sales and marketing department, Bio-Chemicals Company, also a unit of Kyowa Hakko Kogyo co., Ltd.
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[6/10/2005] Glanbia Appoints Walsh As New Chairman
According to an article on Business Plus, Ireland-based food company Glanbia plc has appointed Michael Walsh as chairman to succeed Tom Corcoran who has retired. According to the article, Walsh has also been appointed chairman of Glanbia Co-operative Society and is a director of the Irish Co-operative Organization Society and the Irish Dairy Board Co-operative.
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[6/10/2005] Alexander Schauss, Ph.D., Receives 2005 Linus Pauling Lecture Award
Alexander Schauss, Ph.D., director of natural and medicinal products research for the American Institute for Biosocial and Medical Research, has been awarded the 2005 Linus Pauling Lecture Award by the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the medical sciences. Schauss was presented with the award at ACAM¹s spring conference in Orlando, Fla.
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[6/9/2005] Herbalife Appoints Marcelo Zalcberg as Operations Director of Herbalife Brazil
US-based network marketing company Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) has announced the appointment of of Marcelo Zalcberg as operations director of Herbalife Brazil with responsibility for distributor operations, logistics, regulatory affairs and local manufacturing.
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[6/6/2005] VitaCube Systems Holdings, Inc. Appoints New President
US-based supplement and food company VitaCube Systems Holdings, Inc. (AMEX:PRH) has announced the appointment of network marketing veteran Doug Ridley as its President effective immediately.
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[6/6/2005] Industry Leader Jim Roza Joins SourceOne Global Partners
Ingredient company SourceOne Global Partners has announced that James Roza has joined the company as Vice President Business Development, Technology & Science, responsible for identifying and evaluating new business opportunities and providing expertise on scientific, technical and global regulatory affairs. Roza was most recently Director of External Affairs for NOW Foods.
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[6/3/2005] Karen E. Todd Appointed Senior Marketing Manager for Kyowa Hakko U.S.A.
Kyowa Hakko U.S.A. has announced the appointment of Karen E. Todd as senior marketing manager, bringing to the position more than 15 years of nutraceutical industry experience.
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