WEST CALDWELL, N.J., December 5, 2006 – Nutratech, Inc., announces the addition of sales veteran Chris Towns to its sales force. In his position with the ingredient supplier, Towns will manage the company’s southeastern sales territory, which includes Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Alabama, Arkansas, North and South Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Texas, Oklahoma, West Virginia and Virginia.
Towns joins Nutratech with a wealth of experience in selling to the manufacturing, health food, grocery, drug store, mass retailer and convenience store arenas. He also offers expertise in distribution and in bringing new products to market.
Danielle Thomas, Nutratech’s Director of Marketing and Sales, says Town is a welcome and strategic addition to her team. “Chris has the kind of broad experience we were looking for to manage the critical southeastern territory for Nutratech,” she said. “With his strong knowledge of the natural products industry, a proven track record for closing sales, and vast knowledge about sales targets in his territory, we expect Chris will hit the ground running.”
Prior to joining Nutratech, Towns was a salesman for raw materials supplier MTC Industries, where he was involved in sales development. Before MTC, he was a regional manager for dietary supplement manufacturer Now Foods’ Healthco International division. Other positions he’s held include regional sales manager for liquid vitamin manufacturer Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Inc.; regional manager for sports nutrition company Amerifit; national account manager for Omega Pharmaceutical; and regional manager for Safetex/Aladan.
During his career, Towns has been responsible for millions of dollars in sales, distribution planning, and package design. He has managed direct sales teams as well as brokers.
Towns attended the University of Alabama and resides in Birmingham. He will remain based in Alabama, where he will handle sales and senior level sales management support for the region. He can be reached at [email protected]
Nutratech, Inc., provides innovative, proprietary and patented nutraceutical ingredients to the dietary supplement, weight management, sports nutrition, beverage and food industries. The company is headquartered in West Caldwell, N.J. For more information on Nutratech and Advantra Z, visit the company’s web site at www.nutratechinc.com.
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