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June 21, 2004

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People in Brief Courtney Jacobs joined Integrated Marketing Group as public relations counsel. ... Seltzer Nutritional Technologies promoted Tyler Seltzer to vice president; he served previously as the companys director of corporate development. ... Stefan Borgas was appointed chief executive officer (CEO) of Lonza Group Ltd. ... Quality Assurance International (QAI) announced three appointments: Kristen L. Reimink, president; David Abney, director of certification services; and John Foster, director of technical services. QAI was acquired by NSF International in March; both Reimink and Abney come from NSF. Reimink will continue in her position as NSFs senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) in addition to her duties as QAI president. In additional NSF news, the organization appointed Bruce Murray as director of corporate sales. ... Sheldon Baker, senior partner of the Baker Dillon Group became a member and sponsor of The Exchange, a network marketing group promoting business opportunities in Hollywood. ... Mannatech Inc. hired Jiweon Jung as general manager of Mannatech Korea Ltd. ...Vegetable Seed Oil Products (VSP)/Bioriginal Europe appointed Johan Kamphuis as vice president of European operations, and Adrian Hughes as director of new business and technical support for Europe. Kamphuis formerly worked with DSM Food Specialties, while Hughes comes to VSP from Loders Croklaan. ... Nutri-Vet Nutritionals announced two new hires. L. Phillips Brown, DVM, joined the company as vice president of research and development and Toby Green is Nutri-Vets new national sales manager. ... The Organic Trade Association (OTA) announced its 2004-2005 officers. They include: Phil Margolis, Neshaminy Valley Natural Foods Distributor, president; Nancy Hirshberg, Stonyfield Farm, vice president/United States; Debra Boyle, Pro Organics Marketing, vice president/Canada; Chuck Marcy, Horizon Organic, treasurer; Dave DeCou, One Step Forward Farm, secretary; and Lynn Clarkson, Clarkson Grain Co., at-large member. Mary Mulry, Wild Oats, was elected to the OTA board; re-elected members were Theresa Marquez, Organic Valley, and Marty Mesh, Florida Certified Organic Growers & Consumers. Julia Sabin, Smucker Quality Beverages Assoc. was selected to fill an appointed board seat. ... Bio-One Corp. appointed Bob Ramsey as president of the companys subsidiary PNLabs. ... Genetic ID AG hired Jochen Zoller as its CEO. ... Kevin M. Connolly joined Jarrow Formulas Inc. as its technical writer. ... Liz Marr, co-founder of Marr Barr Communications received the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award from the Colorado Dietetic Association. ... Barrie M. Spelling was appointed to the supervisory board of Royal Numico NV. ... USANA Health Sciences named George Hwang as general manager forUSANA Korea. ... Phillip L. Casterson joined Burdock Group as a staff toxicologist. ... Flavors of North America (FONA) hired Michael Patschorke as a senior account manager, serving FONAs South Central U.S. customers. ... NOW Foods named Peter Sokoloski as private label manager; he worked previously with the Fruitful Yield health food store chain. ... John S. Neubauer is the new president and CEO of Health Enhancement Products Inc. ... The Canadian Health Food Association announced Valerie Bell was selected as its new president. ... Christine Janssen is the new Western regional sales manager for Natures Path Foods. ...IZZE Beverage Co. hired Lance Gentry as director of marketing. ... TricorBraun promoted two regional vice presidents to executive vice presidents. George Dempsey is now western executive vice president and Jim Moseley is the eastern executive vice president.

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