NEW YORK — Leo Cullen has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Kyowa Hakko USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Kyowa Hakko Bio Co., Ltd. The company also promoted D. Christopher Nolte to vice-president of nutritional sales.

Mr. Cullen previously was executive vice-president of Kyowa since 2012. He joined the company in 2007 as vice-president of sales and marketing and has over 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical ingredient business.

Chris Nolte, Kyowa Hakko
D. Christopher Nolte, new v.p. of nutritional sales for Kyowa Hakko USA

Mr. Nolte was formerly the director of nutritional sales for Kyowa, a position he held since 2014. He joined the company in 2008 and has more than 20 years of nutritional ingredient sales experience.