Probiotic Supplier UAS Laboratories Acquired

May 6, 2013

The acquisition comes with new management, including a new president and chief scientific officer.

Probiotic ingredients supplier UAS Laboratories (Eden Prairie, MN) has been acquired by private equity firm Lakeview Equity Partners. The acquisition comes with new management, including a new president and chief scientific officer.

The new president is Kevin Mehring, who previously served as director of sales, dietary supplements/pharma, Americas, for DuPont Nutrition & Health. The new chief scientific officer is Greg Leyer, PhD, who has more than 19 years in probiotic research. He also hails from DuPont Nutrition & Health.

UAS Laboratories’ original founder, S.K. Dash, PhD, will remain with the company as chairman, founder, and director of new product development.