The Health Food Manufacturers’ Association (HFMA) has announced Dr Marilyn Glenville, the UK’s leading nutritionist specialising in women’s health, as the winner of this year’s Maurice Hanssen Award of Honour.
The award, presented at the HFMA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 15 June 2022, is made in recognition of a lifetime of outstanding contribution to the industry.
Dr Marilyn Glenville PhD (Cantab), AFBPsS, FBANT has been working in the natural health industry for over 35 years in clinical practice and is the author of 17 internationally best-selling books which have sold over one million copies world-wide and been translated into over 20 languages.
She is the former president of the Food and Health Forum at the Royal Society of Medicine and was an observer on the Food Standards Agency’s Expert Group on the safety of vitamins and minerals and highly regarded throughout the industry.
Speaking of her contribution to the industry, Steve Mann, HFMA’s Chair, commented: “Marilyn’s work has touched millions of people in the UK and around the world, improving their health, happiness and empowering them to better manage their own health and wellbeing.”
Speaking on her award, Glenville said: “Winning this award is such an honour and it has been a privilege to work in the natural health industry for over 35 years and I am very proud to join the list of previous recipients. I would also like to thank the HFMA Council for their confidence in awarding me this honour which was an unexpected and very welcome surprise.”
She adds: “I would like to thank everyone in the industry and those members of the HFMA for continuing to maintain such high standards. Maintaining the high standards and integrity of the industry is so important when we consider the real benefits people gain from using good quality products.”