Virginia Dare Gets New Business Director

Robert J. Verdi will manage the company's health and wellness strategies.

Flavor specialist Virginia Dare (Brooklyn, NY) has hired Robert J. Verdi as its new business director for health and wellness.

Verdi arrives at the company with more than 20 years of experience in the food ingredient business, including previous positions held at Novartis, BASF, Pfizer-Cultor Food Science, Hoechst-Celanese, and CPC International. He most recently served as business director for Farbest Brands (Montvale, NJ).