People News February 2022

Vitamin Angels has appointed natural products industry vet Jim Hamilton as Chair of Vitamin Angels’ Board of Directors. “After 10 years of service on our Board, we are thrilled to have Jim as our new Chair,” said Howard Schiffer, Vitamin Angels Founder & President. “The vote on Jim assuming the Chair role was unanimous—a strong endorsement of his support by the Board!” Hamilton succeeds now-retired Michelle Goolsby. During her 9 years as Board Chair, Goolsby worked to recruit top talent, bring in diversity, and set up a well-functioning committee structure. “To say we’re sad to see Michelle step down from her role as Board Chair would be a vast understatement,” said Schiffer. “Michelle has helped us navigate through so many trying times and tough decisions over the years. She has the special ability to see through complex situations and help us arrive at simple and sensible solutions. Thank you, Michelle, for your outstanding work and contributions to our organization.”

PCC Community Markets has announced that Krishnan Srinivasan will take over as President and CEO. Srinivasan has served PCC as it’s Chief Financial Officer for nearly four years. PCC has been a special place for my family and I ever since we became co-op members more than two decades ago,” said Srinivasan. “For us, PCC is an important pillar of the local community—an institution that goes well beyond the food we serve at our table. It has been a rare privilege to serve the co-op as its CFO, and I am honored by the Board’s decision to entrust the future direction of PCC in my care as CEO. While I am already deeply familiar with our triple bottom line approach to the business and community, I look forward to collaborating with our amazing staff, co-op members, shoppers and neighbors to develop a strategic plan for PCC’s long-term future.”

Eat Well Investment Group’s President and Director, Marc Aneed, has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Eat Well Group, Aneed was at Glanbia PLC, where he led Amazing Grass. Aneed is replacing David Doherty, who has retired.

The Dietary Supplements Quality Collaborative has announced two appointments. Liz Richardson, Project Director for healthcare products at The Pew Charitable Trusts, will join the Steering Committee as Chair. Steve Mister, President & CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition, joins the committee as Vice Chair.