AIDP has announced that Mark Thurston has joined the functional ingredients company as president. The company’s founder and current president, Edward Lee, has been promoted to chief executive officer.
Thurston most recently served as vice president global business development at Innophos. Prior to Innophos, he was vice president and general manager of Rhodia Food Ingredients North America. He also served in various sales and business management capacities for Rhodia in France and the UK. Thurston will work with the AIDP executive team in leading the company while continuing to drive sales and marketing efforts.
“As we look to the future, we realized that by continuing to tap top level talent in the industry, we can continue our growth,” said Lee. “Mark is a huge asset to our team. His knowledge of and experience in the ingredients industry will help provide the platform for growth and success.”
Press release (pdf)