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"We continue to thank the First Lady for her leadership in calling for national action to end childhood obesity," said Lisa Gable, president of the HWCF. "In 2010 we pledged that we would reduce calories in the marketplace and we have delivered on that promise."
HWCF has reported annually to the PHA on the progress that has been made toward its pledge.
At the same time, HWCF has announced that its members have fulfilled their commitment three years early to slash 15 trillion calories in food and beverages sold in the United States.
Mr Burgess, who becomes an associate director, spent seven years at HWCF, advising on a range of mid-market transactions.
According to Alan Taylor, marketing director at Yakima, Wash.-based Pink Lady America, LLC, the brand is shifting into high gear to tout its new alliance as an HWCF partner: "It puts the Pink Lady brand apple in a very unique position as not only the first "partner apple,' but it [also] opens up a number of new opportunities to be involved with many others in the obesity battle."
Pink Lady America joins its associate, Passport to Health -- a children's health education program coordinated by the Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital Charitable Foundation in central Washington area schools since 1991 -- as a partner in the HWCF. From 2005 to 2007, the brand was the first (and still only) apple in the American Heart Association food certification program.
Pink Lady America joins its associate, Passport to Health - a children's health education program coordinated by the Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital Charitable Foundation in central Washington area schools since 1991 - as a partner in the HWCF. From 2005 to 2007, the brand was the first (and still only) apple in the American Heart Association food certification program.
The project is a joint venture between a group of medical consultants and Nuffield Health - similar to the prestigious pounds 22m Vale Healthcare/Nuffield development in South Wales in which HWCF also played a major role.
Chris Burgess, partner at HWCF, who led on the deal, said: "When we successfully concluded the exciting Vale Healthcare development in Cardiff, we said the unique funding structure and process could provide valuable experience for similar developments elsewhere - and this has proved to be the case.
Adrian Godfrey, HWCF senior partner, said: "Many firms face succession problems when the original owner decides to retire or move on.
UPWARDLY MOBILE: New owner Paul Hooper with advisers Adrian Godfrey, of HWCF, left, and Chris Inson of Captial Law
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