SOURCE: SCS Global Services

SCS Global Services

February 01, 2016 06:00 ET

SCS Welcomes Gregory Komar as Director of Food Safety

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 1, 2016) - SCS Global Services is pleased to announce that Gregory Komar has joined its Food and Agriculture team as the new Director of Food Safety. Mr. Komar brings over 20 years of experience to the position, with expert knowledge of technical aspects of agricultural and horticultural production and an abiding passion for ensuring a safe and nutritious food supply. He will be playing a leading role in the continued growth of SCS' food safety auditing and certification suite of services.

"Greg is a talented specialist who shares our long-standing commitment to making the food system as safe as possible," said Dr. Stanley Rhodes, SCS president. "We are fortunate to have Greg join our team as our service offerings continue to grow, and know that our clients will benefit greatly from his years of expertise."

Prior to joining SCS, Mr. Komar managed compliance programs for leading U.S. produce companies and certification bodies with operations in North America, Central America, and South America. His broad program expertise includes Quality Assurance, Food Safety, Organic, HACCP, GMP and Preventive Controls, GAP, Chain of Custody, Traceability, and Sustainability. In addition to his managerial experience, Mr. Komar has served as a food safety auditor, organic inspector, and food safety trainer, and taught food safety classes.

At SCS, Mr. Komar will spearhead SCS's GlobalGAP, Primus, Good Agricultural Practice (GAP), and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) food safety audit and certification programs, building on their reputation for technical expertise and operational excellence. As part of the Food and Agriculture team, Mr. Komar is focused on providing customers with exceptional service, and dedicated to the continued advancement of SCS' Food Safety programs to meet the changing safety and compliance needs of the food and agriculture industry.

"SCS has a tremendous reputation for great work, great people, and excellent customer service," said Mr. Komar. "I am excited to work for a company whose mission I respect, and look forward to guiding SCS' Food Safety program."

Mr. Komar's underlying passion for ensuring a safe supply of fresh produce is at the heart of SCS' mission as a leading provider of food safety auditing and certification. In addition to nurturing its food safety services, he will focus on bringing SCS' robust offering of agricultural services to clients, providing opportunities to bridge the gap for clients with multiple service needs.

About SCS Global Services
SCS Global Services has provided global leadership in third-party safety and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development for three decades. Our programs span a wide range of industries, recognizing achievements in food and agriculture, green building, product manufacturing, forestry, climate, and more. We are accredited under a wide range of nationally and internationally recognized certification standards. Consistent with our mission, we are a California Benefit Corporation, reflecting our commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices.

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