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Manitoba Harvest hires VP of sales

Manitoba Harvest hires VP of sales
Durkin is the former vice president of sales and marketing for Boiron Inc. and brings decades of CPG experience.

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods welcomes John Durkin as vice president of sales. Mr. Durkin will lead the sales team in expanding sales of Manitoba Harvest’s award-winning Hemp Hearts raw shelled hemp seeds, and the newly rebranded line up of hemp protein powders.

“We are thrilled to have a seasoned professional like John join our dynamic team,” explained Mike Fata, CEO and cofounder of Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods. “John brings an abundance of experience and expertise that will boost Manitoba Harvest’s rapid growth.”

Durkin is the former vice president of sales and marketing for Boiron Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of the Boiron Group. Durkin brings decades of experience within consumer packaged goods. His responsibilities have included sales, marketing, public relations, education and pharmacy development.

A native of Massachusetts, John is a graduate of Bryant University. He will be based in the Philadelphia area, where he lives with his wife and two children.

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods continues to grow at an incredible annualized growth rate of 50 to 100 percent per year. To help ensure its valued customers have an optimal brand experience, the company continues to build out its support team. Angela Carlson has also joined the sales team as category insights analyst.


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