NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. — FlavorHealth, a specialty flavor company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of natural solutions for taste enhancement, today announced the appointment of two key team members.
Ajay Chandran, appointed as Vice President of Commercialization will be principally responsible for guiding efforts to commercialize the Company’s expanding portfolio of natural taste enhancement solutions. Mr. Chandran will report directly to Christian Kopfli, FlavorHealth’s Chief Executive Officer.
“We are delighted to welcome Ajay and his established track record of driving business growth with his cross functional experience,” said Christian Kopfli. “Ajay’s deep knowledge and seasoned leadership will be a great asset to our team as we continue to establish ourselves as the formative experts in taste enhancement solutions, supplying food and beverage companies with natural solutions enabling better-for-you products.”
Mr. Chandran brings significant and relevant experience to FlavorHealth, having served in various global and regional leadership roles in Marketing, Sales, Sustainability and Global Account Management. At PureCircle, he successfully led marketing efforts to expand stevia awareness and adoption in North America and Asia Pacific. Mr. Chandran also established the company and the stevia industry’s first comprehensive sustainability proposition and goals, winning several awards for the company along the way. In his global role, he helped some of the world’s largest food and beverage customers like Coca Cola, Merisant Co and WholeEarth to reduce calories and sugar by formulating with stevia. While serving as the regional head, he helped obtain regulatory approvals, and established the entity, team and commercial infrastructure in South Asia. Prior to PureCircle, Mr. Chandran worked in establishing and growing the global marketing division in the central region at YKK USA- subsidiary of the $7 billion OEM supplier. He holds an MBA from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelors in Physics from University of Delhi.
FlavorHealth also announced the appointment of a Senior Account Manager – West Coast, Frank Lam. Mr. Lam brings over 20 years of sales and marketing experience having served most recently as a Regional Account Manager for MycoTechnology. During his tenure at MycoTechnology, Mr. Lam successfully developed and managed the company’s global sales strategy.
“The addition of Frank, further strengthens an already remarkable FlavorHealth sales team. We are excited for our team to continue developing strong relationships with new and existing clients, as we strive to help the food and beverage industry make healthier, great tasting products with our natural solutions,” said Christian Kopfli, CEO.
FlavorHealth is a specialty flavor company and flavors business of Chromocell Corporation, offering novel natural flavors solutions for taste enhancement in food and beverage products. The company’s portfolio of flavors systems use ingredient sources found in nature and allow food and beverage manufacturers to address key health issues in their products. FlavorHealth’s mission is to deliver natural flavor solutions that enable healthier alternatives for consumers without compromising on taste. The company’s product offerings are customized solutions, developed by a team of expert formulators, to help manufacturers address health and wellness consumer trends in their products. For more information, please visit our website at www.flavorhealth.com.