Worsena to Lead Functional Food and Beverage Division
BENICIA, Calif., May 24, 2007 – InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc. announced the appointment of Robert Worsena as Director of Sales - Food and Beverage. Mr. Worsena, who has more than 20 years’ experience in the nutritional supplement, food, beverage and consumer healthcare industries, will lead business development efforts for the company’s expanding functional food and beverage division.
Prior to joining InterHealth, Mr. Worsena held several sales management and strategic marketing positions with Perrigo Company, where he helped to direct the sales, new product growth and customer marketing of an extensive line of nutritional supplements, functional foods, beverages and consumer healthcare products. Before his work with Perrigo, Mr. Worsena handled food and household product national account sales for The Clorox Company and previously managed major accounts for a number of national food and beverage brands for General Foods Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Florida State University.
InterHealth’s two flagship weight-management products, Super CitriMax® and ChromeMate®, have become popular ingredients in a wide variety of food and beverage products. Patented and with GRAS status, the ingredients are highly soluble and virtually colorless, tasteless and odorless, making them an excellent choice for food and beverage manufacturers.
“Our food and beverage sales have grown tremendously over the past couple of years, thanks in large part to the high quality of our two weight-management ingredients and the flexible applications that they offer,” said Paul Dijkstra, InterHealth’s CEO. “With Rob’s sales, customer marketing and technical expertise, and his excellent ability to understand our customers’ needs, we’re confident that we will continue to expand our presence in this market. Given the increasing sales in this sector overall, we’re excited about the opportunities that lie ahead,” Dijkstra added.
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About InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc.
InterHealth Nutraceuticals researches, develops, markets and distributes specialty nutritional ingredients, which are sold worldwide to manufacturers of dietary supplements and nutraceutical food and beverage products. The company’s products include Super CitriMax®, ChromeMate®, Aller-7®, OptiBerry ®, UC-II®, L-OptiZinc®, Protykin® and ZMA®. For more information about InterHealth and its products, call 1-800-783-4636 or 1-707-751-2800 (outside U.S.) or visit the website at www.interhealthusa.com.