People News: September 2016

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People News

Jeff Chilton, president of Nammex Organic Mushroom Extracts, Gibsons, BC, Canada, gave a presentation about beta-glucan research at the International Society of Mushroom Science conference in Amsterdam.

NattoPharma ASA, headquartered in Oslo, Norway, announced that Gunilla
Traberg joined the company as director of Nordic accounts and EU marketing. In addition, Chris Hoover is now the director of business development at NattoPharma USA, Inc.
Dallas, TX-based Essential Formulas Inc. promoted William J. Schoor from executive vice president to president.

RidgeCrest Herbals of Salt Lake City, UT, announced some staff changes. Will Christensen is now chief marketing officer and Brittini Gehring is chief botanical officer.

Pilar Pais, Ph.D., head of quality at Euromed, Presto, PA, was elected to the United States Pharmacopoeia’s Expert Committee for Botanical Dietary Supplements and Herbal Medicines for 2015–2020. Meanwhile, Jon David Szuch was appointed Euromed’s Eastern regional sales manager, U.S. and Canada.

Phillip M. Kafarakis was named president of the Specialty Food Association,
located in New York, NY.

Don Edwards is now vice president of sales and marketing at Health Plus Inc., Chino, CA.

San Francisco, CA-based Alter Eco hired Jason Berry to be the company’s new vice president of sales.

The Council for Responsible of Nutrition, based in Washington, D.C., hired Gisele Atkinson to be vice president of quality and technical affairs.

Robert F. Moran is now the interim CEO of GNC, replacing Michael Archbold.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine September 2016