James Hyde, CEO, and Nathan Nelson, general counsel, represented Albion, St. Clair Shores, MI, at the International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations annual meeting in Paris, France this past April.

Nutrex Hawaii of Kailua-Kona, HI created a scientific advisory board chaired by Gerald Cysewski, Ph.D., Nutrex Hawaii’s founder and chief scientific officer. The board members include Paula C. Bickford, Ph.D., University of South Florida professor and research scientist at James A. Haley VA Hospital; Suzy Cohen, R.Ph., pharmacist and author; William Sears, M.D., author, University of California, Irvine professor and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Royal College of Pediatricians; and Jason Theodosakis, M.D., physician, author, lecturer and a fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine.

Nature’s Best of Brea, CA appointed Tom Echolds to president and Tim Groff to executive vice president and chief operating officer. Groff will retain his position as chief financial officer.

Capsugel of Morristown, NJ promoted Peter F. Zambetti to director of global business development, health and nutrition.

Matts Johansen is now the chief operating officer of Aker BioMarine Antarctic, headquartered in Oslo, Norway. Johansen has been Aker’s executive vice president of marketing and sales since October 2009.

Boiron, Inc. of Newtown Square, PA has a new president and CEO: Janick Boudazin, formerly the director of medical development.

Vladimir Badmaev, Ph.D., is now the head of R&D, product development at NattoPharma of Lysaker, Norway.

Embria Health Sciences of Ankeny, IA hired Doug Reyes to be its North American sales and marketing manager.

Schaumburg, IL-based SPINS LLC, welcomed Maureen Lawer to the company as vice president of business development.

Bio-Botanica Inc. of Hauppauge, NY appointed Jason O’Neill as director of sales for personal care.


Published in WholeFoods Magazine, July 2012