NSF International, The Public Health and Safety Company(tm), announces three personnel promotions.
Nancy J. Culotta is the new Vice President of Retail Food Safety Programs, NSF-Cook & Thurber, LLC. Culotta has been with NSF for more than 17 years. She was previously General Manager of NSF-Cook & Thurber, a division of NSF, developing the overall food safety auditing strategy.
Mark Jost is Senior Vice President, Water Systems, and is responsible for all water-related programs and services at NSF. These include the Water Distribution Systems Program, the Drinking Water Treatment Unit Program, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Technology Verification Program and Environmental Research Services. Jost has been with NSF for more than three years, previously serving as Vice President of Certification.
Lori Bestervelt, Ph.D., is Vice President and Chief Technical Officer. Bestervelt will continue to serve as President of The Toxicology Group, LLC. She has been with NSF for more than five years, previously serving as Vice President of Technical Operations.
"I congratulate Nancy, Mark and Lori on their promotions and on their commitment to public health and safety," said Dennis R. Mangino, Ph.D., NSF President and CEO. "Their leadership is instrumental to our continued quality service to the food and water industries."