The Jolly Llama Company of Santa Monica, CA, hired Robert Tepper and his company Sunrise Brand Management to oversee national sales and distribution of its Jolly Llama Sorbet Pops.

Paul Song, M.D., is the new chief medical officer of American River Nutrition, Inc., based in Hadley, MA. He also is a faculty member at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in the department of radiation oncology and biomedical sciences in Los Angeles, CA.

MyChelle Dermaceuticals of Louisville, CO, expanded its sales team with Jill Taylor as East Coast sales manager, Jill Jones as senior vice president of sales, Jarrod Butler as director of international sales and Carisse Varr as Western sales manager.

Sabinsa Corp. of East Windsor, NJ, hired Jayasankar (Jay) Nair as its new CEO. He was Sabinsa’s CFO from 2001 to 2010.

Ann Arbor, MI-based NSF International named Bradford Williams as technical manager of its Dietary Supplement Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Facility Registration Program.

The American Botanical Council of Austin, TX, welcomed Stefan Gafner, Ph.D., to its staff as its first chief science officer.

Rainbow Light of Santa Cruz, CA, appointed Michael Galef as vice president of marketing, and Jim Ford as vice president of sales.

Randal Kreienbrink, director of marketing at BI Nutraceuticals of Long Beach, CA, received a designation of certified food scientist (CFS) from the Institute of Food Technologists.

The law firm Amin Talati, LLC in Chicago, IL, has a new associate: Tamara Brey, former Chicago district Food and Drug Administration consumer safety officer.

Boulder Brands, Boulder County, CO, has a new vice president general manager, sales natural and specialty: Jason Berry.

National Enzyme Company of Forsyth, MO, hired Melony Fuller as its senior marketing manager.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, September 2013