Los Angeles, CA, May 23, 2006 â Jarrow Formulas, Inc., a nutrition industry pioneer headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, announces the hiring of Kenny Henderson to bolster Jarrow Formulasâ presence in the Southeast. His territory includes Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi.
Previously, Henderson was the Manager of the Natural Living Department for Wild Oats in Nashville, TN. His responsibilities included managing the financial and operating areas for all business operations for the Natural Living Department. He was also responsible for sales, marketing, inventory and customer service. Additionally, he conducted research activities for the store in an effort to stay abreast of the latest changing trends in nutritional products, as well as develop innovative strategies to expand market penetration.
Prior to that, Henderson was the Part Owner and General Manager of Tonyâs Vitamins in Chattanooga, TN. His responsibilities included managing overall operations of the store, as well as formulating policies and procedures to develop sales, marketing, and business plans to expand revenue and increase profitability. Additionally, he managed new business development and strategic planning, which included devising marketing plans and implementing sales campaigns to establish a more dynamic presence within the marketplace and position the company as an industry leader.
Henderson obtained his BA in Criminal Justice from the University of Miami in Miami, FL, and has almost 8 years of experience in the nutrition industry. He also did a stint in the San Diego Padres professional baseball organization.
âI believe my retailer experience makes me a real asset,â says Henderson. âAs with any new endeavor, you have to go out and prove yourself all over again. Iâve held prominent positions with 3 major retailers in the Southeast and believe I can really grow this territory.â
According to Clay DuBose, Vice President, Sales at Jarrow Formulas, Inc., Henderson is a perfect fit. âKenny flat out knows the industry and the territory,â he says. âBeing an ex-professional athlete also gives him a unique experience to draw from. Pro athletes always have to know and understand nutrition for obvious reasons.â
Jarrow Formulas, Inc. is a nutritional supplement formulator and marketer founded in 1977 and incorporated in 1988. The company markets its products throughout the United States and internationally in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, Israel and Latin America. The company offers a complete line of nutritional products that includes vitamins, minerals, probiotics, standardized herbal concentrates, amino acids, enzymes and enteral nutrition formulations. Jarrow Formulas, Inc. is active in regulatory affairs, helping to maintain Americanâs rights to free access to dietary supplements. Its products are manufactured by Jarrow Industries Incorporated, a pharmaceutical quality facility located in Santa Fe Springs, CA. For more information, contact Mark Becker, Director, Advertising/Communications toll free at (800) 726-0886 or access the Jarrow Formulas Web site at www.Jarrow.com.