US natural and organic food company Hain Celestial has announced the appointment of Mary Celeste Anthes as vice president, investor relations.

Anthes joins Hain Celestial from investment bank Morgan Schiff & Co, where she was managing director.

Anthes will be responsible for managing a proactive investor relations programme, responding to increased financial community interest in Hain Celestial. She will work directly with Irwin Simon, president and chief executive officer, and Ira Lamel, executive vice president and chief financial officer.