BENICIA, Calif., April 19, 2007 – InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc. has announced the appointment of Gary Shap as director of sales for the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Shap, who has more than 15 years of experience in the nutritional supplement and food products industry, will lead sales and business development efforts for InterHealth for these countries.
Mr. Shap joined InterHealth last year as sales manager for the Eastern region and previously spent four years with Cargill/Degussa Food Ingredients, most recently serving as sales manager for North America. In addition to his extensive sales background, Mr. Shap also has significant experience as a chemist and environmental technician, and holds a bachelor of science degree in environmental biology.
“Gary has shown himself to be an exemplary, customer-oriented sales professional in the time he’s been with our company,” said Paul Dijkstra, InterHealth’s CEO. “He has a strong understanding of the nutraceutical marketplace as well as of the extensive science and intellectual property behind our products,” he added. “This combination of knowledge and experience is extremely valuable to us now, as we grow our business both here in the U.S. and throughout the world.”
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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.