Layn Natural Ingredients, one of the world’s largest innovators of natural botanical extract ingredients and solutions serving the biggest brands in food, beverage, flavor, nutraceutical, personal care, animals and pets for over 25 years, announced Layn - USA has appointed Jim Roza as its chief scientific advisor. In this role, Roza will lead science, research and innovation efforts for nutraceutical, supplement and personal care  applications at Layn USA.
Roza previously served as director of product development for Reliance Vitamin Company and director of quality assurance for NOW. He served on the executive board of the Natural Products Foundation (NPF) and was vice-chair of the Natural Products Association (NPA) ComPli Standards Committee. Roza also served as a US delegate on several Codex committees and chaired the AOAC task force on dietary supplements as well as serving two terms as a trustee to the American Herbal Products Association and numerous terms on the Citizens for Health board of directors. He also served as chair of both the Grape Seed Scientific and the Chondroitin Sulfate committees, both instrumental in establishing industry and USP standards.