Part 8: People (Mar. 2005)

Companies in the News: UK Food Standards Agency, Reliv International, Inc., Nordic Naturals, Creative Health, Sequoia/EMS Nutritionals, Senomyx, Inc., International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., American Herbal Products Association, Life Solutions Natural Products, Life Force International, Dean Foods Company, Herbalife International, Inc., KMG International, Inc., Carrington Laboratories, Inc., Glanbia plc, Multisorb Technologies, Inc., Council for Responsible Nutrition, NSF International, Frutarom Industries Ltd., Arkopharma, Honson Industries Inc., Theramedix, EcoNugenics, Advanced Plant Pharmaceuticals.

3/31/2005] Appointment of New Food Standards Agency (UK) Chair
The UK Food Standards Agency has announced the appointment of Dame Deirdre Hutton, Deputy Chair of the Financial Services Authority, a member of the Better Regulation Task Force, Chair of the National Consumer Council and Deputy Chair of the European Food Safety Authority as Chair of the Food Standards Agency.
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[3/30/2005] Reliv International Names Managing Director for U.K./Ireland Operations
US-based supplement company Reliv International, Inc. (RELV), has announced the appointment of Eric J. Vill as the company's new Managing Director for its operations in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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[3/29/2005] Nordic Naturals Announces 2004 Sales Awards
US-based Nordic Naturals has announced the recipients of the company's 2004 Sales Awards, with Vince Cancilla and Andrea Piatt from northern California-based Sequoia/EMS Nutritionals winning the 2004 Salesperson of the Year Award. The company also awarded Brad Meyer and Associates a Lifetime Achievement Award, while Jim Fischer of Creative Health was recognized for “Highest Percentage Growth in an EstablishedTerritory” for his Florida-based efforts.
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[3/29/2005] Stephen A. Block, Esq. Joins the Board of Directors of Senomyx, Inc.
US-based biotechnology company Senomyx, Inc. (SNMX) has announced that Stephen A. Block, Esq., former Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., has joined the Company's Board of Directors.
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[3/24/2005] Reliv International Announces Executive Promotion
US-based supplement company Reliv International, Inc. (RELV) has announced the promotion of Steven D. Albright to the position of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, replacing David Kreher who will continue his role as Director of Special Projects.
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[3/24/2005] American Herbal Products Association Elects New Board Members
Trade association the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has announced its New Board of Trustees, with Beth Lambert continuing to serve as the Board Chairman. The other officers of AHPA’s Board are: James Fischer, Board Vice-Chair; Susan Trimbo, Board Treasurer; Gordon Walker, Board Secretary. Members of the executive committee are the officers and Mitchell Coven, Edward Fletcher, and Stefan Wypyszyk.
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[3/24/2005] J. Wesley Burgar Joins Executive Team At Life Solutions Natural Products
US-based supplement company Life Solutions Natural Products has announced that J. Wesley Burgar has joined the company's executive team as Vice President of Sales and Marketing
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[3/23/2005] International Aloe Science Council Elects Dr. Phil Harvey to Board of Directors
The International Aloe Science Council (lASC) has announced the appointment of Dr. Phil Harvey, currently Chief Science Officer for Life Force International, to Board of Directors.
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[3/15/2005] WhiteWave Foods President Steve Demos Resigns
US-based Dean Foods Company (DF) has announced the resignation of Steve Demos as President of the Company's WhiteWave Foods division. According to the company, Dean Foods Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Gregg Engles, will assume leadership over WhiteWave Foods on an interim basis.
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[3/11/2005] Herbalife International Appoints Melanie Hayden General Manager of Herbalife Canada
US-based Herbalife International, Inc. has announced the appointment of Melanie Hayden as general manager of Herbalife Canada, reporting to Rob Levy, senior vice president of the company's Americas region.
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[3/11/2005] Kriegel Marketing Group Reorganizes
US-based Kriegel Marketing Group has announced that it is changing its name to KMG International, Inc., and that Carol Kriegel, RN, former Vice President of Kriegel Marketing Group, has been promoted to President, Dale Medved is promoted to Chief Operating Officer, and Henry Kriegel will serve as Vice President of Strategic Planning and Communications.
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[3/10/2005] David Erinakes Joins Carrington as Vice President, Sales and Marketing
US-based Carrington Laboratories, Inc. (CARN) has announced that David Erinakes, vice president of sales for VIASYS Inc.'s NeuroCare Group, as well as vice president of sales at Cyberonics Inc., has joined the company as vice president, sales and marketing.
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[3/10/2005] Glanbia Announces Management Changes
According to an article on, Ireland-based Glanbia plc has announced that Billy Murphy, deputy group managing director, will retire in June while remaining as a non-executive director for two years, Geoff Meagher, group finance director, will take on the role of deputy group managing director in June 2005, Siobhan Talbot, group secretary, will become deputy group finance director at that time, and Jim Bergin, operations director of Food Ingredients Ireland, will become chief executive officer of Food Ingredients Ireland, effective immediately.
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[3/10/2005] Steven Lloyd Appointed Director of Sales For Multisorb Technologies
US-based packaging components company, Multisorb Technologies, Inc. has announced the appointment of Steven M. Lloyd as Director of Sales.
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[3/9/2005] CRN Names Steven Mister To Lead Association
Trade association, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has announced that Steven M. Mister has been named president and chief executive officer commencing mid-April. Mr. Mister joins CRN from the position of director of government affairs at the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations.
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[3/9/2005] NSF International Welcomes New Sales Manager
US-based not-for-profit NSF International has announced the appointment of Larisa Pavlick as sales manager to be responsible for business development for the NSF dietary supplements certification program and the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) registration program.
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[3/9/2005] Ariel Calmanovici Named CFO of Frutarom USA Inc.
Frutarom USA Inc., part of Israel-based Frutarom Industries Ltd., has announced the appointment of Ariel Calmanovici as Chief Financial Officer effective February 7, 2005.
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[3/9/2005] Arkopharma Appoints North American Marketing Director
France-based supplement company Arkopharma has announced the appointment of Hugues Mas as marketing director for the company's North American operations.
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[3/4/2005] Michael Guo Joins Honson Industries
Honson Industries Inc. has announced the appointment of Michael Guo as an account manager for the North American region.
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[3/4/2005] Theramedix Announces New Appointments
US-based nutraceutical company Theramedix has announced the appointment of Kalyna Hanover, formerly Sales and Marketing Director for EcoNugenics, as Director, and of Jaime Gagliardi as Northern California Account Executive and Enzyme Consultant.
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[3/2/2005] Advanced Plant Pharmaceuticals Appoints Dr. Mechael Kanovsky as President of Mazal Plant Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Advanced Plant Pharmaceuticals (APPI) has announced the appointment of Dr. Mechael Kanovsky as President of its subsidiary pharmaceutical company Mazal Plant Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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