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■ NUTRITIONAL OUTLOOK 26 December 2016 People to Watch Directory Special Advertising Section Since its launch in 2009, Elite Ingredients has managed to implement essential improvements necessary in improving business concepts in the Nutraceutical Industry. Lorraine Aboughanam, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, is the key component in the company's successful growth. Research and Development are continually obtaining exclusive distribution rights for elusive international raw materials. Lorraine and her team perform multiple quality-assurance checks to ensure optimal customer satisfaction. Elite Ingredients continues to build its reputation of excellence through attention to detail and consistent product analysis. They believe the best approach to a successful operation is customer satisfaction and optimal quality at the best value in the current market. Company standards and strategies are consistently updated, ensuring smooth and expeditious services in step with current market trends. Elite Ingredients has recently expanded its customer base to include a greater scope of products offering more Organic as well as Conventional Ingredients. They are currently in the process of becoming Organic Certifi ed (February 2017). In addition to being the Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Lorraine has extended her services to a new demographic as a consultant for finished products. Her expertise and proficiency has been recognized by companies around the world. Lorraine Aboughanam and Elite Ingredients strive to raise the bar in the industry year after year with an overall increase of yearly production and sales by over 200%. www.elite-ingredients.com Lorraine Aboughanam, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Elite Ingredients, LLC • Clifton, NJ Established in 1961, HORN is North America's premier distributor of specialty ingredients and raw materials. Earlier this year, the company debuted HORN Human Nutrition, which merged the reputable distribution business units of HORN Nutraceuticals, HORN FoodTech, and manufacturing arm Nutri Granulations. HORN Human Nutrition is the industry source for science- based innovations and best-in-class ingredients.™ Leading this progressive team of technical sales experts and experienced solution providers is Kevin Salerno, president of HORN Human Nutrition. Salerno was initially named president of HORN Nutraceuticals and Nutri Granulations in 2003. Since taking on this leadership position, Salerno has played a key role in developing the company's nutraceuticals business into the premier choice for distribution partnership throughout North America. He oversees a tenured technical sales team serving specialized markets for both the nutraceuticals and food industries. Today, HORN Human Nutrition delivers value- added nutritional ingredients and process science to its customers through simplifi ed distribution. A recognized leader for nutritional ingredients distribution, HORN Human Nutrition offers a robust portfolio of science-based innovations and world-class ingredients from top suppliers throughout the globe. Salerno has been an active industry executive for more than 20 years, supporting trade associations and organizations such as Vitamin Angels, Nutrition Industry Association, and Institute of Food Technologists. He also serves on the Council for Responsible Nutrition board of directors. www.ethorn.com, nutra@ethorn.com Kevin J. Salerno, President HORN Human Nutrition • La Mirada, CA Lisa Glymph Lattimore joined NSF International in June 2016. Lisa oversees the technical aspects of the certifi cation processes to ensure NSF certifi cations are technically sound and supported. Lisa is revisiting the certifi cation tools used by our auditors to assure compliance with regulatory updates as well as NSF quality, product safety expectations and requirements. Lisa has over 20 years of experience in quality assurance with strong expertise across high- risk industries including supplements, food and beverage, and pharmaceuticals. Prior to joining NSF, she was the Senior Director of Global Food Safety and Quality Assurance for Roland Foods LLC where she developed, implemented and guided strategic operations in quality management, food safety and regulatory affairs. Lisa earned her Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Syracuse University, a Master of Science in food engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from The College of William & Mary. www.nsf.org Lisa Glymph Lattimore, Technical Manager - Dietary Supplements NSF International • Ann Arbor, MI

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