Deerland Enzymes, an international enzyme and probiotic-based dietary supplement formulator and contract manufacturer, has announced the hiring of several new positions in the company.
Gina Labellarte has been named the company’s research and development manager and will report to Dr. John Deaton, vice president of technology. “Gina will be a ‘hands-on’ leader of the company’s R&D efforts, including clinical studies and development of prototypes for new product innovations,” said Deaton. Labellarte holds a master’s of science degree in biology from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
Carol Maeder has been hired to the position of human resources manager and will report directly to CEO Scott Ravech. Maeder brings nearly 20 years of experience to the newly created position of Human Resources Manager. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Tulsa, and has worked in the human resources capacity for large corporations such as Home Depot, Delta Airlines and Ford Motor Co.
The company has also announced the addition of two inside sales representatives, Nick Walton and Sarah Garcia. Both will provide direct support to the company’s sales team in serving customers domestically and abroad, and will report to Vice President of Sales Tod Burgess. Garcia will focus on international accounts, while Walton will serve mainly domestic customers.
CEO Scott Ravech comments, “The addition of these key positions demonstrate Deerland Enzymes’ commitment to placing the best people in critical positions in order to provide maximum value to our customers.”