CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, January 30, 2006 - Embria (TM) Health Sciences, a raw material manufacturer of science-backed natural ingredients for the human nutrition market, appointed Desiree A. Brown to the position of executive coordinator. Brown is primarily responsible for client and customer interfacing and assisting the executive team by providing and coordinating administrative support.
"Desiree has proven herself as an effective manager in fast-paced and intense environments and we feel that her extensive administrative experience and organizational skills will be invaluable to the Embria team,"
said Paul Faganel, president, Embria Health Sciences. "She has a successful track record in providing efficient management and support, which will be an asset as she oversees client and customer affairs."
Brown recently returned to the United States from Australia, where she worked as the executive assistant and office manager to the U.S. Ambassador for the State Department at the embassy in Canberra for the past three years. While there, Brown managed the day-to-day operations and personnel of the executive office. Brown also spent several years in various aspects within the education field. She earned a bachelor¹s degree in elementary education with a concentration in psychology and graduated magna cum laude from the State University of New York College at Oswego. She then pursued graduate coursework in counseling and community psychology at St. Martin's College in Olympia, Wash.
Embria Health Sciences, www.embriahealth.com, combines science and nature to bring high-quality, research-based natural ingredients to the global human nutrition market. Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Embria's key products are manufactured using a proprietary technology, which produces vital metabolites that deliver nutritional benefits and support increased bioavailability. This premier technology is based on a similar process pioneered by Embria's parent company, Diamond V (R) Mills, Inc., a leader in animal nutrition ingredients and fermented yeast products since 1943, that has set the standard in the animal nutrition industry for more than 60 years.
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