William Ludlum, president of Frutarom USA Inc., announces that Michel Britten-Kelly Ph.D.will step into the role of the company's vice president, research & development.
Britten-Kelly joined Frutarom two years ago and has since been vice president and business manager of Aroma Chemicals. He will now lead the R&D team, comprised of his present colleagues, John Gilroy and James Zhu. Prior to joining Frutarom, Britten-Kelly was vice president of product development at Chemicals Incorporated.
An aspect of his new position, according to the company, will be establishing a pipeline of new extracts, hydrocolloids and products for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical segments.