In his new position, he will lead the implementation and ongoing management of quality programs, policies, and strategies that respond to client and industry standards. Stapleton will also be a driver of PLT’s recently announced PLT360 initiative—a business-wide commitment to drive customer confidence in ingredients that are safe, of high quality, efficacious, and harvested and manufactured in a sustainable way.
“Craig Stapleton has a track record of leadership, creativity, and success in quality management for food and consumer products, so he understands the needs of our customers,” said Barbara Davis, vice president, medical and scientific affairs at PLT Health Solutions. “We’re excited to have him as a senior member of the PLT team and look forward to introducing him to our customers.”
Stapleton graduated with a BS in food science from Montclair State University and an MBA in industrial management from Farleigh Dickinson University. He is a member of the Institute of Food Technologists.
PLT Health Solutions has hired Craig Stapleton as director of quality assurance. Stapleton brings a background in food science and more than 25 years in food and consumer quality management to PLT, including more than a decade broad range of quality functions at Unilever/Bestfoods and similar postings at natural foods and consumer products companies.