Reza Kamarei, PhD, has joined Sabinsa Corp. as vice president of science and technology. He will be based at the company's headquarters in East Windsor, New Jersey, USA.
Kamarei received his master's of science and doctorate degrees in food science and technology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has worked for companies such as Clintec Nutrition (a joint venture between Nestle and Baxter) and National Starch in R&D management capacities.
Before joining Sabinsa, Kamarei provided R&D and management consulting services to national and global companies in the areas of functional ingredients, nutraceuticals, nutritional foods/beverages, dietary supplements and medical foods. Kamarei was senior manager of nutritional juices and product and ingredient sciences with Coca-Cola North America. Kamarei is inventor and co-inventor of more than 20 patents and author of numerous peer-reviewed papers.