Darren Gilbert has joined DianaPlantSciences as business development manager for North America. In his new role, his responsibilities will include sales and marketing along with developing strategic alliances within the personal care and nutraceutical industries. A primary emphasis will be to introduce ingredients produced from plant cell culture technology, a sustainable, non-GMO method for producing whole-cell plant actives.
Gilbert has been involved with specialty chemicals for almost 30 years and with the personal care industry for more than 20 years. His prior experiences include distributor management, new business development, product development and sales management. He holds a bachelor of science in chemical engineering and a master of management in marketing, finance and economics from Northwestern University.