AAK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, has added Emile Henein to its team. Henein will manage AAK’s Special Nutrition segment as business development manager and will be based out of AAK’s Edison, New Jersey office.

Terry Thomas, president, AAK USA Inc. said, “We are thrilled to have Emile Henein join our AAK team. He will lead the development and execution of our Nutrition strategy. His Nutrition industry experience, solid relationships, proven leadership and sales record will support AAK’s continued growth. Nutrition is an important segment for AAK, and we will continue to invest in our personnel to ensure that we offer the industry value-adding solutions and forward-thinking innovation, so that together we can create finished products that consumers will love.”     

Henein brings more than 15 years of nutrition business-to-business ingredient experience to AAK. His previous experience includes tenure at leading nutrition companies such as BASF, FMC and Stepan. Henein is a veteran of the United States Air Force and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from City University of New York and a Master of Business Administration from St. John’s University.