Apura Ingredients Promotes Dave Douglass to Director of Sales

Apura Ingredients, the leading global supplier of high-quality, low- and no-calorie sweeteners and flavor modulators to the food and beverage industry, has announced the promotion of Dave Douglass to Director of Sales.

As global brands and regulatory bodies continue to address worldwide sugar consumption concerns, the momentum for developing lower-sugar health solutions is paramount. Dave’s extensive experience and expertise in nutritive and nonnutritive sweeteners, flavor modulators, and regulatory requirements make him the ideal choice to guide customers through their reduced-sugar initiatives.

“Dave is a high-performance player who has immensely impacted the growth of Apura Ingredients. He is a forward-thinking, customer-focused leader who has fostered long-term relationships with key partners and positively influenced the expansion of our company,” shares Nancy Hughes, President of Apura Ingredients.

Kerry Kenny, Chief Technology Officer, reinforced the merits of Dave’s promotion, remarking, “With a record of successful business development outcomes and outstanding performance, Dave’s promotion was an easy decision for the company.”

Dave joined the Apura team at its inception in 2016 and has built an exceptional career that spans 13 years leading sales strategy within the food, beverage, nutraceutical, and personal care ingredients industries. Most recently, as a Business Development Manager, Dave was fundamental in achieving transformational growth across the U.S. Western and Central territories through product innovation, new customer acquisition, sales support, and marketing and industry trade initiatives.

As Director of Sales, Dave will play a crucial role in defining and executing the company’s long‐term business strategies to further Apura’s innovation pipeline and strengthen its position as the global leader in sweetener and taste modulation technical expertise.

Reporting directly to Nancy Hughes, Apura’s President, Dave will manage strategic objectives for the U.S. Eastern and Western Territory Business Development Managers. His wealth of experience and deep-rooted expertise will further elevate Apura Ingredients’ pursuit of excellence within the industry.