News Release

CRN Announces New Chairman, 2021 Board of Directors—Chairman Names Officers and Committee Chairs

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, is pleased to announce that Barry Ritz, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President, Professional R&D and Regulatory Affairs, Atrium Innovations, has been elevated to chair of the association’s Board of Directors. Dr. Ritz was elected Chair-Elect in 2019 and will hold the chairman position through 2022, succeeding David Campbell, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs NA and Global Regulatory Affairs, Bayer Consumer Healthcare. Mr. Campbell will continue to serve on the Board as immediate past chair.

CRN Hires Strategic Communications Professional Kendall Ridley as Senior Director of Communications

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today announced its hire of strategic communications professional Kendall Ridley as Senior Director of Communications. Reporting to Senior Vice President, Communications, Brian Wommack, Ms. Ridley’s key responsibilities will be to spearhead the association’s strategic communications program, build key partnerships, and craft consumer education and advocacy campaigns for CRN.