September 1, 1999

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Twombly Promoted to Publisher of New Age Publishing


Twombly Promoted to Publisher of New Age Publishing

WATERTOWN, Mass--President of New Age Publishing, David Thorne, named Stephen Twomblypublisher of New Age Publishing. Promoted from the position of vice president of sales,Twombly has been with the company just over a year, bringing with him 20 years ofexperience in publishing management and advertising sales. "As publisher, I willcontinue to expand the visibility of the magazine and increase opportunities for readersand advertisers," he said. "We have many exciting plans for the year 2000 and Ilook forward to fulfilling these goals."

Langer Named Global Business Unit Manager

ALBERQUERQUE, N.M.--Sud-Chemie Performance Packaging, a member of the Sud-Chemie Group,has named Klaus Langer as global business unit manager. Langer will be responsible foreight sales offices and seven manufacturing sites. In his new position, Langer has alreadyimplemented the unit's name change in order to better represent the global packagingcompany's capabilities. According to Langer, "this change reflects that, as part ofthe larger Sud-Chemie Group, we have the resources and network to provide first classproducts and services to our customers."

Eurofins Scientific Inc. Announces New VP of Operations

DAYTON, N.J.--Dr. Roy Lyon has joined Eurofins Scientific as vice president ofoperations. Previously, Lyon was the senior director of the food chemistry and packagingdepartment of the National Food Processors Association. Lyon has extensive experience inanalytical chemistry, food chemistry, food authenticity and quality assurance and haspresented or published over 50 scientific articles in the areas of analytical and foodchemistry.

Kemin Foods Announces New Director of Research and Development

DES MOINES, Iowa--Kemin Foods L.C. announced the appointment of Michael Jacobson,Ph.D., as director of research and development. Jacobson's responsibilities will includenew product development as well as maintaining Kemin's existing line of products."Dr. Jacobson's diverse experience makes him the ideal person to lead us in ourresearch endeavors," said Kemin Foods president Rodney L. Ausich, Ph.D.

Dash Commissioned as Senior Advisor

FAIRFIELD, N.J.--Dr. Barry Dash has been commissioned as senior advisor for scientificand regulatory affairs for Nutratech. Dash brings many years of industry experience toNutratech from his work with Whitehall Robbins Healthcare Division American Home Productsand J.B. Williams Company (Nabisco), as well as his experience as a member of the AmericanPharmaceutical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science and theAmerican Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists.

In other company news, Carl Germano, formerly with Solgar Vitamin and Herb, has joinedNutratech as senior vice president of product development and research.

Choice Marketing Southeast Names Account Executive

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.--Pam McDonnal has been named account executive of Choice MarketingSoutheast. McDonnal's experience includes three years of management with Sunbelt Sales andMarketing, four years in management with Lanson Brokers and her recent move as RegionalManager for Boericke & Tafel. "I am excited about the level of professionalismthat Pam brings to our Southeast management team," stated Roy Glidden, ChoiceMarketing Southeast Regional President.

Once Again Nut Butter Names GM

NUNDA, N.Y--Once Again Nut Butter Inc. named Steve Zoller general manager. Zoller hasbeen in the natural products industry for 25 years and will bring his experience infacilities planning, growth management, product development and quality systems. PresidentJeremy Thaler stated, "Our worker-owners want to increase our name recognition aroundthe country as the premier processor of nut butters and honey. Steve is the perfectaddition as a leader to guide our expansion."

Coffey Joins Oakmont Laboratories

WINCHESTER, Mass.--Oakmont Laboratories, formerly Health From The Sun, has announcedthe addition of Phyllis Coffey as sales director. Coffey brings more than 10 years ofexperience ranging from brokerage to district sales representative and regional salesmanager to owning her own health food store.

DiGiovanni Joins Sabinsa Corporation

PRINCETON, N.J.--Robert DiGiovanni joined Sabinsa Corporation's New Jersey research anddevelopment group as a senior analytical chemist. DiGiovanni has more than 10 yearsexperience in research and analysis. In this position, he will be responsible fordeveloping and validating sophisticated analytical procedures for the rapidly growingrange of standardized herbal extracts, nutritional raw materials and specialty chemicalsoffered by Sabinsa Corporation.

SPINS Workforce Continues to Grow

SAN FRANCISCO--SPINS has appointed eight new employees. Adam Croan has been appointedto the new position of market research manager. Warren Jones and Fernando Rivera have beennamed natural products experts. Elizabeth Steele joins SPINS as natural productsspecialist. Shauna Alexander has been appointed account manager. Susan Clough has beennamed as sales analyst. Eric Flannagan joins SPINS as assistant production manager andKimberly Naugle join as Accountant.

Lucas Meyer Inc. Names New Sales Managers

DECATUR, Ill.--Lucas Meyer Inc. named two new national sales managers, Jack Chenaultand Mark Metivier. Chenault, previously sales manager, food industry, has been named asnational sales manager and will head the North American food and feed industry sales.Metivier, previously sales manager, distributors, has been appointed national salesmanager and will oversee the company's U.S. pharmaceutical, cosmetic and nutritionalsupplement sales, as well as the company's distributor and brokerage network in NorthAmerica and all export sales.

Michael's Builds Sales Team

SAN ANTONIO--Michael's Naturopathic Programs has appointed Theodore Horoschak asdirector of sales. Horoschak has built his reputation on creating territory sales andbuilding and motivating a sales force through intensive training and effectivemerchandising.

SoBe Names Director of Operations, Quality

NORWALK, Conn.--South Beach Beverage Company (SoBe) appointed a director of operations,Switlana Wojcickyj, and director of quality, Victor Margiotta. Wojcickyj's mainresponsibilities are to bring additional manufacturing facilities on-line to meet growingvolume as well as improving co-packer manufacturing efficiency, overseeing projectmanagement for new equipment installation and establishing and implementing manufacturingrequirements that will lead to a consistent supply of SoBe. Margiotta's principal focuswill be to oversee all quality control operations at the manufacturing plants and toensure supplier adherence to quality standards for material and ingredients.

Green Mountain Names Marketing VP

WATERBURY, VT--Kevin McBride has been named Green Mountain Coffee Roaster's newmarketing vice president. McBride brings over 19 years of marketing experience rangingfrom consulting for Marketing Corporation of America and The Cambridge Group with aclientele including Pepsi Cola and Gatorade. McBride was a senior marketing executive forCircle K stores and Sunbeam Company and was most recently a private investor. "Kevinbrings an outstanding set of marketing skills and successes to Green MountainCoffee," said Robert Stiller, president and CEO of Green Mountain Coffee.

Martin Joins Polyphenolics

BURLINGAME, Calif.--Ron Martin joined Polyphenolics Inc. as vice president of NorthAmerican sales. Martin will be responsible for North American sales of Polyphenolicsselect grape seed, grape skin and other raw material product to food and beverage, healthand supplement industries.

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