Lacey, WA – August 3, 2005 – Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leading research and development facility and supplier of proprietary, biologically active plant-derived ingredients to the natural products and pharmaceutical industries, has announced the appointment of Regan D. Miles as President and Chief Operating Officer effective August 1, 2005; he was previously Executive Vice President at Unigen.
“Under Regan’s direction, Unigen’s sales penetration has been extremely effective with the launch of several key raw material ingredients and their subsequent licensing to valued clients,” said Derek Hall, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Univera, Inc., the holding company for Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Aloecorp and Oasis LifeSciences. “Thanks to Regan’s dedication and outstanding sales and marketing efforts, Unigen has become a well-known and highly respected entity in the area of nutraceuticals research and novel ingredients serving a variety of sales channels.”
Miles is a 25-year veteran in the dietary supplement and nutraceutical industries. Prior to joining Unigen, he worked as General Manager for Integrative Therapeutics, a division of Enzymatic Therapy, Inc. He also held senior-level positions with Alpine Health Industries, now Metabolife, as well as Pharmanex, Inc. and Nature’s Way.
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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 raw materials for use in cosmeceutical, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical products.
Derek Hall, Vice Chairman & CEO