Kemin Human Nutrition and Health
Anita Norian is President of Kemin’s human nutrition and health division providing a line of high quality science based ingredients with healthful benefits for the dietary supplement and functional foods and beverage markets globally. Prior to June of 2014, Anita was Group President of Kemin Industries’ venture business units, the company’s new and developing businesses. In addition to managing three venture businesses, Anita provided strategic oversight for all Kemin businesses as well as managed worldwide marketing, engineering and audit functions. Prior to joining Kemin as worldwide Vice President in October 2010, Anita worked for Pioneer Hi-Bred in Des Moines providing guidance for strategic business and marketing initiatives and established a competitive intelligence process that resulted in a significant refocus of Pioneer’s strategy. Before Pioneer, Anita coordinated business strategy, investor and stockholder relations for the ag and nutrition business at DuPont. A Certified Public Accountant, Anita started her career in public accounting with McGladrey and Pullen. Anita holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting and transportation and logistics and a Master’s in Business Administration. She lives in Des Moines, Iowa with her 19-year-old daughter. She serves on the Grand View College Board of Trustees, Greater Des Moines Partnership and is a member of YPO.