People News: November 2015

Susan Morano, president and CEO of Suzanne’s Specialties in New Brunswick, NJ, was recognized and certified as a womenowned, -operated and -controlled business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. 

Dallas, TX-based Hail Merry hired James Moss as senior vice president of sales.

Dave Thomas was named vice president of operations at Deerland Enzymes of Kennesaw,GA.

Shaheen Majeed, marketing director at Sabinsa of East Windsor, NJ, joined the board of directors of the Sami Labs Group, Sabinsa’s manufacturing and r&D sister company in India.

Enjoy Life Foods of Schiller Park, IL, hired Amy Feldman and Jim Davock as vice presidents of sales, and Jamie Siegel as marketing manager.

UNFI hired Michael Zechmeister to be its new CFO.

BENEO of Morris Plains, NJ, hired Ginger Schilling as regional sales manager.

The Natural Products Association (NPA) of Washington, D.C., announced that Michael Kelley will join the NPA as director of government affairs.

Aker BioMarine of Oslo, Norway, appointed Trond Atle Smedsrud as vice president of its product marketing department.

Marc Ullman, Steven Shapiro and their firm, Ullman, Shapiro & Ullman joined Rivkin Radler as Of Counsel. ullman said in a press statement, “This move will enable us to offer our clients all of the expertise of a full service law firm while maintaining our focus on the natural products industry.


Published in WholeFoods Magazine, November 2015