Vitaquest International names new CEO

West Caldwell-based Vitaquest International LLC announced Friday it has named Patrick Brueggman its new CEO and president.

Brueggman, who has more than 25 years of experience in the specialty chemical/ingredient industry, was a senior vice president and general manager of Warren-based Vantage Specialty Ingredients. Before that, he held executive roles at Vantage, Ashland, Hercules and General Electric.

“The position of president and CEO of Vitaquest International LLC is a great opportunity to lead a company with strong roots and a customer centric model in the fast growing and innovating nutritional industry,” Brueggman said. “I look forward to continuing the quality, innovation and attention to details that our customers expect.”

Vitaquest is a manufacturer of nutritional supplements.