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ChromaDex appoints former Nestle executive to its board

Staff writer | Irvine, Ca., USA | January 6, 2014
ChromaDexJanuary 6, 2014, Irvine, Ca., USA - ChromaDex Corporation, a natural products company, announced the addition to its board of directors with the appointment of Steve Allen as an independent director.
Mr. Allen has extensive experience in negotiating merger and acquisition deals and coordinating related due diligence. He has many years of experience handling both in and out-licensing agreements with technology providers and branded companies.

Mr. Allen retired from Nestle in December 2009 after a 30-year career in sales, marketing and general management. In 2002, he joined the Mergers and Acquisitions group of Nestle. He was heavily involved in their venture capital investments as well as out licensing technologies.

He is currently non-executive Vice-Chairman of 6 Pacific Group, a Los Angeles based boutique advisory and investment firm. He co-founded and is a member of the Screening Committee of Nutrition Capital Network, a business that brings together entrepreneurs and investors in the nutrition and food industries.

Mr. Allen is also the Managing Partner of California Agricultural Orchards LLC, which owns almond properties in the Central Valley of California and is President of the Board of the North American Foundation for the University of Leeds where he obtained a B.Sc. with Honors.

ChromaDex also announced the resignation of Curtis Lockshin from its Board of Directors.