People News: February 2015


Biova LLC of Johnston, IA, promoted Matt Stegenga from director of marketing to president, succeeding Dennis Casey, Ph.D., who will join its board of directors.

thinkThin of Los Angeles, CA, announced that Michele Kessler is now CEO of the company. She has been the president since January 2014. Founder Lizanne Falsetto will serve as a board member.

Mark Smith joined Nutegrity of Irvine, CA, as Eastern regional sales manager.

Aker BioMarine, based in Oslo, Norway, hired Torbjørn Furuseth to “help build the knowledge base on krill in a variety of health areas the company” and appointed Marte Haabeth Grindaker to the newly created position of Sustainability Manager.

Frutarom Switzerland Ltd. Health Business Unit announced that Matthias H. Kreuter, Ph.D., is now its new global chief scientific officer.

BrandHive of Salt Lake City, UT, announced Andy Yorkin has joined the team and promoted Gail Frankoski to account director.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, February 2015