Paul Flowerman, president of P.L. Thomas & Co., Inc. (PLT), announced that Jennifer Thomas and Frank Gutjahr have joined PLT as the East Coast Territory Manager for Nutraceuticals Sales and as a Key Account Manager for Food Sales, respectively.
Both positions reflect the growing demand for PLT's ingredient solutions and PLT's commitment to serving its customers and strategic partners. "Consumers are increasingly seeking out dietary supplements and foods to enhance the quality of their lives through health and wellness. Our constant campaign to better deliver superior ingredients, backed by research, thorough documentation, and ethical marketing is now strengthened by two exceptional sales professionals joining our team," Flowerman says.
Ms. Thomas has a successful sales track record as a market development specialist for nutraceutical ingredients. She has previously worked at Aceto Corporation, PURAC America and B&D Nutritional Ingredients. Thomas, who holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, also strengthened her technical skills working as a research and development formulation chemist at Luitpold Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Mr. Gutjhar brings over 27 years of proven sales successes in food and beverage ingredient sales. He most recently was Director of Sales at First Choice Ingredients, and has also worked as Director of Sales at Firmenich, Tastemaker and Innova. Gutjhar brings to PLT impressive regional and global sales and sales management experience with major divisions of multinational corporations in flavors and ingredients.
"We are very pleased to welcome Jennifer and Frank to PLT," Flowerman comments. "We look forward to applying their considerable talents to bring the next generation of natural solutions to market."
About PL Thomas
PL Thomas, a long-time participant in the food and dietary supplement industries, is a health and wellness company focused on providing clients and consumers with "cleaner" labels and ‘virtuous' ingredients. www.plthomas.com