GLG Life Tech hires v.p. of sales
May 10, 2010
by Jeff Gelski
VANCOUVER, B.C. — Samuel S. Newberg has joined GLG Life Tech Corp., a supplier of stevia extracts, as vice-president of sales. He previously held technical, sales, marketing and executive positions with NutraSweet, Nalco Chemical Co., Akzo Nobel and Eco-Fiber Solutions. Mr. Newberg received a bachelor’s of science degree in biochemistry from Iowa State University and a master’s of science degree in chemistry from Roosevelt University in Chicago.
“Sam provides our customers — and our business — with critical, broad-based expertise in food and beverage processing, sweetener functionality and food chemistry as well as market strategy,” said Luke Zhang, chairman and chief executive officer of Vancouver-based GLG Life Tech. “We are delighted to welcome Sam to the GLG business.”