Kalsec is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Patel as the new executive director, global regulatory affairs.      

Patel received her B.S. degree in biopsychology from Grand Valley State University, her M.S. degree in molecular biology and genetics from Wayne State University, and her Master’s Certificate in international food law from Michigan State University.  

Patel brings almost 20 years of combined food and regulatory experience at Givaudan and Procter and Gamble.  “We are excited to have the depth of regulatory and industry knowledge Lisa brings for our customers,” says Dr. Don Berdahl, executive vice president and chief technical officer.

Kalsec is the leading global producer of natural spice and herb flavor extracts,colors, antioxidants, and advanced hop products for the food and beverage industry. For more than 50 years, Kalsec has consistently delivered high-quality, innovative ingredient solutions that make products look better, taste better and last longer. Kalsec is headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with facilities in the United States, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.kalsec.com.