NOW Health Group Promotes Four Members of Management Team

September 7, 2017

Dan Richard, Michelle Canada, Aaron Secrist and Joe Fulco

Jim Emme, CEO of the NOW Health Group (NHG), has announced the promotion of four members of the management team, effective September 1, 2017.


dan richard portrait Dan Richard is now Vice President of NHG Global Sales and Marketing. Dan’s father, Elwood Richard, founded NOW and Dan has been involved with the company since nearly the beginning. He has been a key contributor to many of NOW’s greatest successes over the last 30+ years.




michelle canada portraitMichelle Canada, Vice President of NHG Human Resources, has over 25 years of HR leadership experience. Since joining the company in July 2013 she has instituted numerous innovative programs focused on employee development and wellness. 




aaron secrist portraitAaron Secrist has been promoted to Vice President of NHG Quality and Regulatory Affairs. Aaron is known throughout the industry as one of the premier experts in product quality and was the first auditor for the NPA cGMP certification program. Aaron has been with the company since April 2011.




joe fulco portraitJoe Fulco has been promoted to President of the Fruitful Yield Retail Division, which comprises the company’s chain of 13 health food stores in the Chicago suburbs. Joe has over 30 years of experience in retail management, much of which has been in the natural products retail channel. Joe joined the company in October 2015.




“NOW continues to be blessed with great success, which has led us to become one of the largest family owned companies in the natural products industry,” said Emme. “As we prepare to celebrate our 50th anniversary in 2018, our strategy is to continue to support this growth in alignment with our company mission and values, and to provide the leadership to support the achievement of our goals. We congratulate all of the key leaders, and wish them well.”