Bioriginal, the leading innovative essential fatty acid (EFA) solutions provider, has appointed Rick Kaiser to the position of Vice-President of Sales for North America. Working closely with Bioriginal’s sales and customer service teams, Rick will be helping manufacturers of EFA products to build and strengthen their position in the marketplace. His appointment reflects the company’s commitment to the growth and development of the North American EFA market.
Commenting on the appointment, Johan Kamphuis, Executive Vice President, Global Marketing & Sales at Bioriginal said: "We’re delighted to welcome Rick to the company. His broad knowledge, experience and skills are of significant value to Bioriginal and he will play a key role in differentiating our sales support and customer service offering. This appointment consolidates and strengthens our sales and customer service team, allowing us to further enhance our position as a leading global provider of complete EFA solutions."
Kaiser brings over 25 years experience to his role at Bioriginal, spanning the functional food, dietary supplement and pharmaceutical industries. He has worked for a number of multinational companies, including Bristol Myers, Johnson and Johnson and IVAX. In his position as vice-president of sales for Nutrition 21, Kaiser helped to establish the company’s chromium picolinate ingredient as one of the industry’s most successful nutraceuticals.
Kaiser has also acted as a consultant to a number of fast-growing companies in the nutraceutical industry, drawing on his vast knowledge of diabetes, obesity and metabolic diseases. He was president of the Scandinavian Clinical Nutrition USA LLC, responsible for the commercialization of clinically validated natural weight loss products from Sweden. Reflecting his commitment to the industry, Kaiser takes an active role in many nutraceutical and science conferences, and regularly contributes to industry publications.
Bioriginal is the world’s leading provider of innovative essential fatty acid (EFA) solutions. The company’s products are used around the world in the nutraceutical and functional food sectors, among others. Bioriginal supplies the highest quality essential fatty acid ingredients in a variety of formats, such as oils, softgels and powders, and can custom-formulate EFA blends to individual specification. With a distribution network spanning six continents, Bioriginal has facilities in Canada, the United States, Europe and China.
For further information please contact: Bioriginal, 102 Melville Street, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7J 0R1, Canada. Tel: (306) 975 1166 Fax: (306) 242 3829
Email: [email protected] or visit: www.bioriginal.com