Natural Products Association Appoints New CEO

September 20, 2010

The Natural Products Association (NPA; Washington, DC) has announced the hiring of John F. Gay as executive director and CEO, today. "After conducting a thorough search for someone with an outstanding background in advocacy and trade association leadership, John is the ideal person for the job,' said Pat Sardell, president of NPA. 'John has tremendous experience and a widely respected presence on Capitol Hill."

The Natural Products Association (NPA; Washington, DC) has announced the hiring of John F. Gay as executive director and CEO, today.

"After conducting a thorough search for someone with an outstanding background in advocacy and trade association leadership, John is the ideal person for the job,' said Pat Sardell, president of NPA. 'John has tremendous experience and a widely respected presence on Capitol Hill."

Gay's professional experience includes a number of government relations positions. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of government affairs and public policy for the National Restaurant Association (Washington, DC).

Gay will assume action with NPA in time for the NPA Board of Directors meeting on November 2.