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Ellen Schutt, formerly GOED’s vice president of communications and education, has been appointed executive director of the omega-3 organization.
The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED; Salt Lake City, UT), has appointed a new executive director following Adam Ismail’s departure from the organization. Ellen Schutt, who was formerly GOED’s vice president of communications and education, will now be taking the executive director role.
Schutt had been acting as interim executive director since Ismail’s February departure. In a press release from GOED, Schutt commented on the new role: “I’m very excited to continue the great work GOED has done for the past 11 years. I also see a lot of new opportunities and ways to further our mission. We are very lucky to have an incredible group of members that support our work and share our combined vision for growing the EPA and DHA category on a global basis,” she said.
Added Tom Feeley, chairman of the GOED board: “The GOED board is confident in Ellen’s ability to lead GOED into the next chapter of this tremendous organization. We look forward to many successes and great progress for the category under her leadership.”
GOED is an omega-3 industry organization representing 200 companies worldwide. Membership includes companies throughout the supply chain, including fisheries, refiners, manufacturers, food and beverage marketers, and more. GOED focuses specifically on promoting EPA and DHA omega-3s as essential components of the human diet and protecting the consumer from low-quality omega-3 products.