Lacey, WA – September 22, 2005 – Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leading research and development facility and supplier of proprietary, patented, biologically active plant-derived ingredients to the natural products and pharmaceutical industries, has announced the hiring of Mark Brimelow as Vice President of Sales for Asia and the Mideast.
According to Regan Miles, Unigen’s President and Chief Operating Officer, “Unigen has continued to develop natural, proprietary and patented raw material ingredients that are on the cutting-edge of health and wellness. We have experienced significant growth over the years through meaningful partnerships with research institutions and finished goods manufacturers, and are now perfectly poised to extend our product pipeline to Asia and the Mideast—both of which are growing markets for our natural, science-backed raw material ingredients.”
During his lengthy career, Brimelow has held senior-level management positions for a variety of international and national companies, with a focus on sales for the past 17 years, primarily in the natural health arena.
“Unigen has a superior line of patented, exclusive, proprietary and patented raw materials ingredients that I am eager to market to large-scale manufacturers and distributors in new overseas markets,” said Brimelow. “I’ve always been passionate about natural health, and working in this industry has been quite rewarding. I look forward to helping Unigen penetrate the Asian and Mideast markets, introducing the company’s natural ingredients to large-scale manufacturers and distributors in a variety of channels, such as pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, cosmetics and functional foods.
Brimelow was born in England, and has spent much of his time living there, as well as in Australia and the United States. He has studied Business Management, Marketing and Natural Medicine at various Universities in England, Australia and the U.S. He has a thirteen year-old daughter who shares many of the same interests and enjoys accompanying him to the occasional natural products trade show.
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About Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (www.UnigenPharma.com) is a leading natural products research and development company and proprietary ingredients supplier. The company is dedicated to the discovery of botanically derived therapeutic compounds that address consumer health needs and help improve the quality of human life. Its research and discovery process includes extensive work at both the human cell and gene level. Unigen and sister company Aloecorp, Inc. each focus on identifying and studying the unique ingredients of medicinal botanicals (Aloecorp’s focus is on Aloe vera) and then formulating proprietary, patented raw materials for use in cosmeceutical, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical products.
Regan Miles, President & Chief Operating Officer
Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.