CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, April 3, 2008 - Embria(R) Health Sciences, a raw material manufacturer of science-backed natural ingredients for the human nutrition market, announced today the promotion of Greg Thornton to vice president of sales. Thornton will be responsible for continuing to grow both domestic and international sales, as well as managing the company's existing relationships with distributors and customers.
As Embria's director of sales since mid-2007, Thornton has effectively managed Embria's domestic business relationships and new sales prospect outreach. With more than three decades of industry sales experience, Thornton brings extensive knowledge and understanding of the human supplement and food industry. Prior to joining Embria Health Sciences, Thornton was at Kemin Health where he was North American sales director.
"Greg has shown unparalleled steadfastness in his work with Embria's domestic sales partners and we are confident in his ability to take on additional responsibilities and develop relationships with new global partners in the future," said Paul Faganel, president, Embria Health Sciences. "His agreement to accept this additional responsibility is an important measure of his commitment to the company's success and says a lot about his character in general."
Embria Health Sciences, www.embriahealth.com, combines science and nature to bring high-quality, research-based natural ingredients to the global human nutrition market. Embria's key products are manufactured using a proprietary technology, which produces vital metabolites that deliver nutritional benefits and support increased bioavailability. A recent published study found Embria's flagship ingredient, the all-natural high-metabolite immunogen EpiCor(R), to significantly decrease the incidence and duration of cold and flu symptoms.
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