Tenney Joins Embria Health Sciences To Expand Global Reach of Selenium Yeast Ingredient

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, September 7, 2005 - Embria (TM) Health Sciences, a raw material manufacturer of science-backed natural ingredients for the human nutrition market, has named Dennis Tenney vice president of global business development. Leading the development of Embria's worldwide markets, Dennis will research and execute new market strategies and meet with international industry decision-makers to further increase Embria's multi-national product distribution.

"Dennis brings to Embria more than 25 years of experience in international marketing, both in the U.S. and throughout Latin America, Europe and Asia," states Paul Faganel, president, Embria Health Sciences. "His strong background in international sales will be crucial in expanding our global sales base as we launch our selenium yeast ingredient, eXselen (TM)."

Tenney has a proven track record of exceeding sales and income expectations. Previously, Tenney was director of new market development and the director for Latin American markets for Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc. and their subsidiaries. His public service includes serving on his city's City Council for nearly 18 years, and involvement in organizations such as the World Trade Association of Utah, the Andean Children's Foundation and Rotary Club International. Dennis earned double bachelor's degrees in Latin American studies and political science from Brigham Young University and graduated cum laude from Thunderbird Graduate School in Glendale, Ariz. with a master's in international management.

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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