Forsyth, MO — Dietary supplement industry leader National Enzyme Co., named Nicholas (Nick) Bruns, Ph.D. president and CEO. Taking the reins from recently retired Charlie Amidon, he joins the NEC team with nearly 30 years of industry experience. Bruns was most recently SVP, global product management, for Glanbia.
Detroit, MI — John Latella, prior CEO of Garden Fresh Salsa Company of Ferndale, MI, has joined McClure’s Pickles as president. Latella helped grow Garden Fresh Salsa to a $110MM year revenue brand, which sold to Campbell’s Fresh division in 2015.
Orem, UT — Andrew Dalton, formerly of Whole Foods Market and Megafood, joins NutriGold as VP of sales to head the company’s sales efforts through independent and chain natural retailers. April Longe, who pioneered the Canadian brand Natural Factors in the U.S., joins as director of sales. Corinna Bellizzi is the new VP of marketing and education. Her C-level experience includes bringing Nordic Naturals from a little-known startup company to an omega-3 and children’s nutrition industry dominator.