Kemin Adds Sales and R&D Staff to Personal Care Division

Kemin has added to its personal care division with the addition of a global accounts manager and formulation chemist.

Sheila Dana joins Kemin as global accounts manager,  where she is responsible for developing new business relationships and global sales. She first joined Kemin in 2001 in research and product development working with protease inhibitors, fermentation and molecular biology. She later helped grow global business as a technical service manager for the health division. In 2008, Dana joined Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., where she championed business development and key account sales for applications in the cosmetics, personal care, medical and nutrition industries.

Vandana Srivastava joins Kemin as a formulation chemist, where she will be responsible for developing prototypes and optimizing formulations using Kemin’s personal care ingredients. She will also provide customer laboratory support for Kemin customers. Srivastava has held a number of chemist positions within the cosmetic industry, most recently as a R&D manager at Weeks and Leo in Urbandale, Iowa.

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