DSM President Hugh Welsh Joins Seafood Nutrition Partnership Board of Directors

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Leading global life-sciences executive joins nutrition focused not-for-profit

The nonprofit Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) has announced the newest member of its Board of Directors: Mr. Hugh Welsh, president and general counsel of DSM North America. DSM is a $12 billion global life-sciences and material-sciences company headquartered in the Netherlands. Mr. Welsh has served on the board of several prominent U.S. organizations including the American Chemistry Council, Partners in Food Solutions, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, and the Safe America Foundation.

“I am proud to serve as part of the leadership of Seafood Nutrition Partnership,” said Mr. Welsh. “The organization has demonstrated effectiveness in communicating the health benefits of essential nutrients such as vitamins, carotenoids and lipids from seafood nutrition and a healthy diet, as well as through supplementation and fortification where required.”

“We are honored that Mr. Welsh is providing his thought leadership to Seafood Nutrition Partnership,” said Jack Kilgore, chairman of SNP. “Together with DSM and other members of the Board of Directors, we are focused on addressing America’s health crisis through public private partnerships represented by broad based industries and sectors that care about the health and wellness of our fellow citizens.”

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About Seafood Nutrition Partnership
Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to inspire a healthier America through partnerships that raise awareness about the essential nutritional benefits of eating seafood. SNP, a member of the NCD Roundtable, leads education efforts to help Americans gain the skills to select, order and prepare fish and shellfish, and to inspire a healthier America by promoting a nutrient-rich diet that includes seafood. In October 2015, SNP launched a three-year national public health education campaign. For more information, visit seafoodnutrition.org.

About DSM
Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competencies in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences, DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. For more information, visit DSM.com.

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