Anita NorianPresident, Human Nutrition and Health Division
Anita Norian, president of the human nutrition and health division at Kemin Industries, provides high quality science-based ingredients with healthful benefits for the dietary supplement and functional foods and beverage markets globally.
In August of 2011, Anita was promoted to group president of Kemin 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, Iowa 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 of Business Administration. She serves on the Grand View College Board of Trustees and is a member of Young President’s Organization.