CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, September 18, 2006 -- Embria(tm) Health Sciences, a raw material manufacturer of science-backed natural ingredients for the human nutrition market, appointed Scott Steinford to the position of vice president of sales. Steinford will be responsible for the evaluation and structure of Embria's global strategic sales plan as well as the identification of appropriate distribution and channel partners. He will also manage the sales activities of all existing and forthcoming products.
For the past 22 years, Steinford has held sales and marketing positions with several high profile pharmaceutical and nutrition companies. Most recently, Steinford was president of ZMC-Kougen USA, LLC, a supplier of pharmaceutical and nutritional ingredients, where he began and led the company to rapid and significant market share growth. He holds a bachelor's degree in law with a minor in marketing from University of Texas at Arlington.
"We are pleased to welcome Scott to the rapidly growing Embria family," said Paul Faganel, president, Embria Health Sciences. "His more than 20 years of experience in strategic market planning, trend analysis and sales management will be a definite asset to our company."
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. Embria holds Nutrition Business Journal's 2005 product merit award for its selenium ingredient, eXselen(R) and recently launched EpiCor(tm), the first ingredient in a new category of the immune health market.