New Seasons MarketandNew Leaf Community MarketsintroducedNancy Leboldas Chief Executive Officer. Previously, Lebold served as VP of Merchandising for Food4Less.

Gaia Herbshas introducedJim Geikieas its new President and CEO. With 30 years of experience, Geikie has spent 18 years at Unilever followed by Burt’s Bees. Geikie also previously served on the Gaia Herbs Board of Directors.

Bob Quinn, Founder ofKamut Internationalis handing over the company’s leadership to his nephew,Trevor Blyth,who will serve as company president. Blyth has been running the business side of Kamut International for the past 15 years.

Paul Nardonehas assumed the position of CEO forHIPPEAS Organic Chickpea Snacks. Nardone brings over 30 years of industry experience in a variety of food, beverage, and consumer packaged goods companies. At HIPPEAS, he will be focused on growing the brand’s portfolio, expanding production, and opening new channels of distribution. Company FounderLivio Bisterzohas transitioned into the Executive Chairman role focusing on strategic initiatives.

Glenn Christensonhas joined theAmerican Herbal Products Association (AHPA)as its new Director of Communications & Marketing. Christenson will elevate the association’s communications function with focus on enhancing member communications, increasing proactive media engagement, and highlighting AHPA’s educational events.

The American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacistsannounced its 2021 AAHP Board of Directors.Mark Land, MS, RAC, VP of Government and Regulatory Affairs, will serve as President.Mark S. Phillips, PharmD, MBA, Standard Homeopathic Company/Hyland’s Inc., will serve as Treasurer. Other newly elected board members include:Travis Borchardt, VP of Regulatory Affairs and QC/QA, Nature’s Way Brands (Schwabe North America);Tim Clarot, SVP of R&D and Product Quality, Church & Dwight; andGuillaume Loïs, CEO, Sevene USA. Board members continuing their term include: SecretaryEric Foxman, R.Ph., Eric L. Foxman Consulting;Mary C. Borneman, VP, Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Standard Homeopathic Company/Hyland’s Inc.;Denise M. Eaton, BFRP, BFRAP, North American Education Manager; andDan Quail, President, North America, Similasan Corporation.

Vous Vitaminhas addedLynda Sun Leeto its board of advisors. Lee has spent 15 years working as a worldwide business development director with Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.

Puneet Nanda, CEO ofGurunanda,has been accepted into the Forbes Business Council. Nanda will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum and at members-only events.

OptiBiotix Healthhas announcedRené Kammingaas CEO of its subsidiary OptiBiotix Ltd. Kamminga was previously with KD Pharma Group. The company also announcedDr. Frederic Narbel will move from his position as Director of the OptiBiotix board and Managing Director of the functional fibres division to a more strategic role as Non-Executive Director of OptiBiotix Ltd.

Pharmactive Biotech, S.L.has appointedPaul Clayton, Ph.D. as Chair of its scientific advisory board. Dr. Clayton is a clinical pharmacologist and pharmacological nutritionist who formerly served as Chair of the Forum on Food & Health (UK) and Senior Scientific Advisor to the UK government’s Committee on the Safety of Medicines. At Pharmactive, he will support strategic product development, advise in clinical studies protocols, and provide consumer insights.

iTradeNetworkhas announcedRick Haggartas its new Chief Technology Officer.

Ushering in the third generation of family ownership,Alton Sioussatis returning toBioforce USAas Director of Marketing with an MBA from Columbia Business School.

Enzymedica has expanded its Scientific Advisory Board with the appointment ofMarvin Singh,M.D., double-board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine, and a Diplomat of the American Board of Integrative Medicine.