Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. (NASDAQ.NEPT - TSX.NTB) announces that on Feb. 2, 2015, Mr. Jim Hamilton officially started as Neptune's president and CEO.
"Jim has a deep understanding of the nutraceutical space, strong industry connections and a proven track record for driving business excellence," highlighted Mr. Pierre Fitzgibbon, chairman of Neptune's Board of Directors. "He brings complementary abilities to the current management team and he is the right person to lead the corporation forward into its next phase of growth and success."
"I am very excited, both professionally and personally, to be joining Neptune," highlighted Mr. Hamilton. "Having worked in the nutrition industry for 30 years, I am well aware of the health benefits nutraceutical products provide. In this respect, I have a special interest in omega-3s and omega-3 krill oils in particular, which offer a number of differentiated benefits."
"Neptune pioneered the krill oil market, and its flagship product Neptune Krill Oil (NKO®) offers superior levels of phospholipids and omega-3 combinations," continued Mr. Hamilton. "I have watched Neptune over the years and have been particularly impressed by the strategic steps they have taken in recent history to enhance their business model and put in place the necessary ingredients for success. I look forward to working together with Neptune's Board and management team as we continue to solidify the business and reaffirm our role as a premier krill oil manufacturer."