[USA] Solix Algredients, Inc. has appointed Al Powers to its board of directors.
Mr. Powers is the former CEO of NOW Health Group, Inc. For more than 40 years, he has been a pioneer in the natural products industry, actively involved in health food retailing, defending the rights of consumers to buy natural products, and working with industry trade associations.
Solix Algredients has repositioned as a B2B supplier of high quality natural ingredients derived from microalgae for the nutrition and personal care markets. With the Powers appointment, Solix adds a well-respected natural products and dietary supplements expert to support its strategic direction. Solix will target its portfolio of algae-based ingredients to manufacturers and marketers of dietary supplement and personal care products.
“We are delighted to add natural products industry expert Al Powers to the Solix Algredients board,” stated Mr. Ilya Golubovich, Chairman of the Board, and Managing and Founding Partner of I2BF Global Ventures, a major Solix investor. “Al will be an excellent resource for Austin Maguire, President and CEO, and his management team, particularly with insights on customer interaction and sales channels.”
Mr. Powers is also on the board of the Natural Products Association, the Council for Responsible Nutrition, and the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists; and continues to serve on several NOW board committees. Mr. Powers was inducted into the New Hope Hall of Legends at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California in 2015 and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Nutrition Business Journal in 2010.
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