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VSP/Bioriginal Europe Announces 2 New Appointments: Vice President of European Operations and Director of Technical Services and New Business

Nieuwe-Tonge, The Netherlands – Vegetable Seed Oil Products (VSP)/Bioriginal Europe today confirmed the appointment, effective immediately, of Dr. Johan Kamphuis as the Vice President of European Operations, and Dr. Adrian Hughes as the Director of New Business and Technical Support for Europe.

Welcoming Dr. Kamphuis, Bioriginal’s President and CEO, Rick Kulow, commented, “Dr. Johan Kamphuis brings strong science and technology credentials and a track record of business management success; these skills, combined with his expertise in maximizing business units’ profitability, come to VSP/Bioriginal at a crucial time in the industry, as the dietary supplement and health and nutrition markets emerge within Europe and Asia.” Dr. Johan Kamphuis joins VSP/Bioriginal from DSM (Food Specialties), a multi-billion, multi-national specialty company, where he was the Business Director for the Nutritional Ingredients Business Unit.

Upon the appointment of Dr. Adrian Hughes to Director of Technical Services and New Business, Rick Kulow noted, “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Hughes to our European team. His vast global experience in the technical and commercial areas of the oils and fats industry, coupled with his familiarity and expertise in developing new business within the industry, will be great assets to VSP/Bioriginal.” Dr. Hughes joins VSP/Bioriginal from Loders Croklaan, a former Unilever-owned company, where he held the position of Senior New Business Development Manager.

Dr. Johan Kamphuis and Dr. Adrian Hughes look forward to meeting VSP/Bioriginal’s customers, sharing their industry knowledge, supplying technical support to new and existing customers, and assisting customers with choosing the most suitable essential fatty acid products and formulations for their needs. Both will be based in VSP’s Netherlands office.

For further information on these recent appointments, please contact Bioriginal North America at (306) 975-1166 or email [email protected].


Bioriginal Food & Science Corp., Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Bioriginal is the world’s leading supplier of essential fatty acids with a distribution network that spans six continents and includes offices in Canada, Europe and China. In addition to our signature flax and borage oils, Bioriginal delivers EFA oils from evening primrose, black currant and fish. Bioriginal also produces organic flaxseed products and custom formulations targeting specific health concerns.

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