Greg Thornton Joins Embria Health Sciences' Sales Team

Manufacturer Intensifies Customer Outreach with Director of Sales

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, July 9, 2007 - Embria(R) Health Sciences, a raw material manufacturer of science-backed natural ingredients for the human nutrition market, appointed Greg Thornton as the company's director of sales. Thornton will cultivate new sales undertakings and sustain business relationships with current and potential customers.

He will also actively manage and assist in recruitment of distributors and sales agents. Thornton will report to Embria’s vice president of sales, Scott Steinford.

With more than three decades of industry sales experience, Thornton was most recently the North American sales manager for Kemin Health, LC, where he annually ranked as one of the company’s top sales professionals. Previous to his 28 years at Kemin, Thornton managed a start-up organization and grew company sales at Landmark, Inc.

"Embria Health Sciences is delighted to have such an established sales professional as Greg Thornton on board," said Paul Faganel, president, Embria Health Sciences. "His longstanding reputation for driving financial and business growth within the nutritional ingredient arena aligns with Embria's internal and external growth patterns."

Embria Health Sciences,, combines science and nature to bring high-quality, research-based natural ingredients to the global human nutrition market. Embria's key products are manufactured using a proprietary technology, which produces vital metabolites that deliver nutritional benefits and support increased bioavailability. In 2006, Embria launched its all-natural high- metabolite immunogen ingredient, EpiCor(R), and holds Nutrition Business Journal's 2005 product merit award for its selenium ingredient, eXselen(R).

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