Industry Expert Joins Solgar Team

LEONIA, NJ (February 19, 2008)—James J. Gormley has been named Associate Director, Communications at Solgar Vitamin and Herb. Gormley will be responsible for overseeing strategic communications for the premium brand.

An award-winning journalist, published author, and member of the prestigious American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), Gormley has twenty years of experience in health-related media communications. He is a board member and senior policy advisor for Citizens for Health and a scientific advisory board member for the National Health Research Institute (NHRI). Gormley has also served on the National Product Association’s (NPA) communications committee since 1996.

“Solgar was built by people who were passionate about quality and wellness,” said Dana Tarello, Solgar Director of Marketing. “James’ technical background, extensive experience, innovative ideas, and passion for the natural products industry make him a perfect fit for the Solgar family.”

Prior to joining Solgar, Gormley was editorial director at VRM Inc., where he directed three leading trade magazines. He is perhaps best known for having served as the longtime Editor-in-Chief of Better Nutrition magazine (1995 to 2002). A longtime consumer health advocate, Gormley has also been a frequent guest on television and national radio where he has spoken out on a variety of health and regulatory issues.


For over 60 years, Solgar Vitamin and Herb has been educating and providing consumers worldwide with premium quality, innovative, science-based nutritional supplements that enhance overall wellness. Solgar boasts an industry-leading team of experts – including renowned research biochemist Dr. Richard Passwater – as well as its own in-house state-of-the-art manufacturing and quality assurance laboratory facilities. Committed to quality, Solgar utilizes stability testing, expiration dating, USP water filtration, and quality control analyses to ensure potency and purity in every product. With its world headquarters located in Leonia, NJ, Solgar exclusively distributes its more than 450 products directly to natural retailers across the globe. Additional information about Solgar can be found on the Internet at

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