EAGAN, MN – October 3, 2006 – Steven Meredith has joined Biothera as Vice President, North American Sales and Marketing, Healthcare Group. He is responsible for sales of the company’s immune health ingredients to product manufacturers in the dietary supplement, functional foods, cosmetics and animal nutrition markets.
Mr. Meredith brings to Biothera more than a dozen years of experience in the sale and development of bulk ingredients for healthcare products. Most recently Mr. Meredith was sales director at TSI Health Sciences, a provider of nutraceutical ingredients to the dietary supplement, pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries. He previously held positions with Weider Nutrition International and Thatcher Chemical Company.
“Steve is an excellent addition to our sales and marketing team,” said Richard Mueller, Biothera president and chief executive officer. “He has extensive experience and understands the ingredient business from both the perspective of a supplier and manufacturer. Steve will work very closely with Allen Porter, Vice President International Sales and Marketing, Healthcare Group, to manage this rapidly growing, global business.”
Mr. Meredith will focus on sales of Biothera’s patented and branded ingredients, WGPÔ 3-6 and BetaRightÔ 3-6, in North America. Numerous peer-reviewed studies support the ability of Biothera’s ingredients to enhance the ability of innate immune cells to respond more quickly to a foreign challenge. Biothera ingredients are used in nutritional supplement and functional food products in more than 25 countries.
“I’m excited about being part of the premier immune health company,” said Mr. Meredith. “Our products are supported by a tremendous amount of scientific research that shows they safely and significantly enhance immune function.”
About Biothera, the Immune Health Company
Biothera is a biotechnology company dedicated to improving immune health. The company's primary focus is developing pharmaceuticals that engage the immune system to fight cancer and that produce white blood cells following chemotherapy or radiation. In addition, Biothera manufactures and markets food-grade ingredients that support healthy immune function to the nutritional supplement, functional food, cosmetic and animal nutrition markets.
Biothera, the Immune Health Company