Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014
Decernis LLC (http://www.decernis.com) has named Craig W. Henry, PhD, as new Vice President of Business Development for the Americas.
Dr. Henry is an accomplished food industry and trade association executive with over 30 years of experience in the food, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. He has worked with US Federal and State regulatory and legislative authorities, as well as foreign regulatory agencies to resolve issues affecting product and trade regulation.
Prior to joining Decernis, Dr. Henry served as an Enterprise Risk Services Director at Deloitte & Touche LLP where he led the Food Safety practice.
"I am excited about joining the premier global regulatory intelligence team at Decernis. Regulatory mandates continue to grow worldwide and the request for 'real-time' emerging issue knowledge is at an all time high. Decernis brings a unique service to the marketplace with its ability to leverage their highly experienced regulatory staff resident in over 42 countries,” said Dr. Henry, “I look forward to enhancing the company's expertise and in delivering systems and services that answer the need for global compliance and supply chain management solutions."
Chief Executive Officer of Decernis LLC, Andrew “Pat” Waldo, stated, "Dr. Craig Henry joining Decernis is a major addition to our team and our capability to deliver global compliance management systems and services to our clients. Dr. Henry's experience in enterprise risk management services at Deloitte, as Senior Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs at GMA, and in food defense initiatives with government for secure supply chain management make him one of the most experienced experts in his field. Decernis is expanding to meet its client's requirements and the addition of Dr. Henry is one step in our strategic plan for growth. We welcome Craig to the Decernis family."
Dr. Henry is an accomplished author, has been awarded four patents, and is an advisor to the US Department of Homeland Security Food and Agriculture Sector Coordinating Council. Dr. Henry received his bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from the University of Delaware, his Masters in Poultry Science from Clemson University, and his Ph.D. in Animal Science from Auburn University.
Decernis LLC with its headquarters in Washington, D.C. and global operations and subsidiary organizations provides research and information systems to support global product safety compliance in food, beverages, consumer and industrial products. Decernis has thousands of users worldwide and maintains a research program covering more than 170 countries. Decernis clients include governmental agencies, raw material manufacturers and downstream manufacturers, processors as well as laboratories and law firms.