Vancouver, BC-based Burcon NutraScience Corporation has announced the appointment of Randy Willardsen to the newly-created position of Senior Vice President, Process.  Willardsen will be responsible for process development at the Burcon Technical Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He will lead the process engineering team as they continue research and development of Burcon's protein extraction and purification technology, and develop process enhancements with a view to commercializing Puratein, while also broadening the application of the Company's patented protein extraction process to include additional oilseed sources.