PLT Continues to Add Staff and Grow Business

P.L. Thomas & Co., Inc., has recently added four talented professionals to its staff. Paul Flowerman, president, notes that "our new staff will strongly support PLT's commitment to meet our food and dietary supplementary clients' rapidly evolving needs for smarter service, substantive science, and streamlined solutions!"

Rodger Jonas - National Business Development Manager

Previously with food giants such as General Foods and Chiquita Brands, Rodger has a strong background in food ingredients sales, marketing and product development. Holder of several patents, his prior work focused on value-added ingredients applications and sales. Rodger holds a Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, from Cornell University, a Master of Arts, Food Science, from Pennsylvania State University, and an MBA from Central Michigan

Paula Nürnberger - Marketing Manager
As marketing manager for Werner & Pfleiderer Corporation (designers and builders of systems for the food, plastics and chemical industries) Paula directed activities for the NAFTA region. Prior to WP, Paula worked in Europe and also held positions with Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc., the March of Dimes, and BASF Corporation. Paula has a Bachelor of Science degree from Caldwell College and an MBA, Marketing, from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Eric Anderson – Manager, New Business and Brand Management

With more than a decade of experience in the nutraceuticals area, Eric was most recently Managing Partner of Ignite Marketing Group, a consulting firm working with clients in the raw materials and finished goods channels. Eric also served as Vice President, Sales and Marketing for PharmaNutrients, Inc, of Illinois, where he oversaw the introduction of several leading branded ingredients, and as Director of Distribution and Marketing for MD Labs, Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona. Eric has a Bachelor of Arts degree, Inter-Disciplinary Studies, from the University of Arizona.

Alicia Weyand – Assistant Product Manager

Backed by sales support experience at Cambridge, Allen & Associates, Alicia is responsible for customer service and sales support at PLT. Alicia attended Katharine Gibbs School, Legal Executive Assistant Program in Piscataway, New Jersey.

P.L. Thomas & Co., Inc., a New Jersey-based ingredient supplier, offers fifty years of innovation in securing reliable, high quality raw materials for the food/functional food and nutrition industries. PLT is a one-stop resource for application ideas, current industry information and technical service, and specializes in water-soluble gums and clinically-supported botanical extracts.

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