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NPA begins search for new COO after Devon Powell resigns

By Stephen DANIELLS , 22-Jul-2014
Last updated on 23-Jul-2014 at 17:13 GMT2014-07-23T17:13:37Z

NPA begins search for new COO after Devon Powell resigns

The Natural Products Association has begun its search for a new senior vice president of member services and COO following the resignation of Devon Powell.

In a statement to NutraIngredients-USA, Dr Daniel Fabricant, NPA’s CEO, said: “Devon Powell has resigned from the Natural Products Association, and we wish him well in his future endeavors.”

Dr Fabricant added that the association is “beginning the search immediately” for a replacement.

NPA bills itself as the largest trade organization representing the entire breadth of the natural products industry, from suppliers and manufacturers through retailers. NPA is also the oldest organization representing the industry, with more than 2,000 members in all 50 states and internationally, accounting for over 10,000 retail, manufacturing, wholesale, and distribution locations of natural products, including foods, dietary supplements, and health/beauty aids.