TheNatural Products Association(NPA) announced thatDouglas Kalman, Ph.D., R.D., will be the association’s new Director of Scientific Affairs. Dr. Kalman was most recently the Vice President of Scientific Affairs for Nutrasource, and is currently on Faculty in the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University in Florida. He has also previously served the American Society for Nutrition, American College of Sports Medicine, International Society of Sports Nutrition, National Strength & Conditioning Organization, American Physiological Society, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the United States Tennis Association, United States Track and Field, and more.

TheFatty Acid Research Institute(FARI) is expanding its research team with three new scientists:Kristina Harris Jackson, Ph.D., R.D., (USA),Jan Philipp Schuchardt, Ph.D. (Germany), andJames H. O’Keefe, M.D. (USA). Dr. Jackson is currently the Director of Research at OmegaQuant, and co-inventor of the Mother’s Milk DHA and Prenatal DHA tests. Dr. Schuchardt is on the faculty of the Institute for Food Science and Human Nutrition at the Leibniz University in Hanover. Dr. O’Keefe is a practicing cardiologist and Professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and was named byUSA Todayas one of “America’s Most Influential Doctors.”

OmniActive Health Technologieshas appointedMark Eisenacheras its Chief Marketing Officer. He joins the company from Ingredion, where he served as a Global Marketing Director.

Emily Culpis the new Chief Marketing Officer atGenexa. She brings with her more than two decades of experience in marketing and ecommerce. Most recently, Culp was the CEO of Cover FX, a clean beauty brand with a global omnichannel presence.

Dawn Allenhas joinedTate & Lyle PLCas Chief Financial Officer, and is joining the company’s Board, effective May 16, 2022. She’s coming from a 25-year career at Mars, where she has held a number of senior financial roles in Europe and the U.S. including Global Divisional CFO, Food, Drinks and Multisales and Regional CFO Wrigley Americas. Most recently, she was Global CFO & VP, Global Transformation, since 2020.

FinakADM(NYSE: ADM) announced thatRay G. Young will assume the additional role of Vice Chairman, providing strategic counsel on major initiatives critical to ADM’s future success. Young will transition from his role as Chief Financial Officer when ADM fills that role.

Arjuna Naturalhas appointedAnup Krishnanas CEO. Krishnan brings 25 years of experience in this area, and will steer the company through the process of accelerating innovation, expanding manufacturing capability, and implementing advanced manufacturing and delivery processes.

Private investment firm Highlander Partners announced the appointment ofStephen Simonis President ofBalanced Nutritionals,a holding company that owns and operates a portfolio of health and wellness brands including HILO and Go Organi. Simonis joins Balanced Nutritionals from PetHonesty, where he was Vice President of Marketing and Direct-to-Consumer.

Consulting agencyBeyondBrandshas added three key partners to its collective.Bret Johnsonis joining as Director of Marketing & Sales - West, bringing with him a track record in the beverage industry, including with Rockstar and L.A. Libations.Susan Feckois joining as Chief Strategy and Communications Officer, bringing over 20 years of marketing expertise and a deep understanding of the healthy, active consumer lifestyle. AndMichael Berrois joining as a Strategic Sales and Distribution Advisor, after serving Harold Levinson Associates, Reliva LLC, and Dryft Sciences.

Nature’s Bakeryannounced that Chief Executive OfficerChris Lansinghas stepped down after leading the organization through a successful chapter of growth. Lansing will be succeeded by Nature’s Bakery Chief Customer Officer,Steve Gardiner. During his tenure as head of sales, Gardiner helped lead the brand to become the No. 1 bar brand in dollar growth, and now will help usher in the next era of growth, both innovatively and financially.

JoiningGood Foods: Matthew Newman, who will take the position of Senior Vice President of Sales, supporting the brand’s growth and financial goals. Newman previously served in leadership positions with Alpha Foods and Elevation Brands.