Sharon Peek joined Novel Ingredient Services of West Caldwell, NJ, as vice president of manufacturing innovation.

NBTY, Inc. of Ronkonkoma, NY, appointed Brian Wynne as president of NBTY Americas, and CEO of United States Nutrition, Inc.

Rick Sharpee, Ph.D., is now the president of the Natural Health Research Institute succeeding Michael Lelah, Ph.D. Sharpee is director of science and nutrition for NOW Foods.

Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D., joined the staff of Alkemist Labs of Costa Mesa, CA, as senior analytical chemist.

Archer Daniels Midland Co. announced that Juan R. Luciano is the company’s new CEO.

Ilona Haaijer is now the president and CEO of DSM Food Specialties, Parsippany, NJ.

HealthPlus of Chino, CA, hired Sharon Stephens as national key accounts manager and Lisa Puleo as South East sales manager.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, January 2015