ORLANDO, Fla., Apr 28, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Bio-One Corporation (BICO) announced today the appointment of Bob Ramsey, a veteran specialist in retail operations and merchandising, as president of its wholly owned subsidiary, PNLabs.
Ramsey was previously executive vice president for retail and eCommerce development at S. Freedman & Sons. He has extensive experience in strategic merchandising, marketing, advertising, image positioning, product concepts, developing retail strategy and eCommerce initiatives. In his new role with Bio-One, Ramsey will be responsible for expanding PNLabs' sales and marketing operations while also lending his expertise to other Bio-One subsidiaries. A graduate of West Virginia State, Ramsey has held senior operational and marketing positions with a number of companies including Beverage Club, Inc., Cosmetic Center, Inc., Dart Group and Drug Emporium. His experience includes expansion of new stores in mass-market large box retail, marketing and advertising at a national and regional level and the development and launch of Internet marketing programs.
Armand Dauplaise, chief executive officer of Bio-One said, "Bob is an accomplished executive who brings critical operational and marketing skills to our team. His knowledge and expertise will benefit our shareholders as we continue pursuing our goal of building our business and generate shareholder value. I am excited Bob is joining the Bio-One team and I look forward to working with him."
Bio-One Corporation is a nutritional supplements company serving the preventive and alternative healthcare segments. The company intends to acquire additional businesses in order to provide quality nutraceuticals to consumers through vertical integration of manufacturing, distribution and marketing. Current Bio-One subsidiaries include PNLabs, American Nutritional Exchange, Interactive Nutrition International, Nutrition Sciences Corp. and WeiFang Shengtai Pharmaceuticals Co. Ltd.
Bio-One Corporation is committed to its mission of the continuing pursuit of excellence in serving its customers, suppliers, team members and shareholders. Bio-One is confident that it will accomplish its mission and goals through the application of its management philosophy, which is to treat others the way they would want to be treated themselves.
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