Sabinsa Corp. is pleased to announce the addition of Rick McNail as Eastern regional sales manager and Jan A. Obirek as regional sales manager for California.
Rick comes to Sabinsa with extensive sales and marketing experience in the pharmaceutical and natural product industries. His career began with American Pharmaceutical Co., where he assumed responsibility for expanding sales of the company’s drug and nutritional supplement products in the retail drug channel, throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Recognizing tremendous growth in the natural products industry, Rick joined BioTherapies/Cartilage Technologies, where he played a major role in developing and marketing the company’s cutting edge nutriceuticals. Subsequent positions with Archon Vitamin Corp., Tree of Life (KeHE) and Designs for Health enriched Rick’s background with experience in nutritional supplement contract manufacturing, working with the nation’s leading natural products distributor and gaining regional sales management experience in the professional (health care practitioner) channel.
Jan is a top-producing business executive with more than 25 years of success in sales management at the regional, national and international levels in the natural, mass and drug channels. He has broad consumer packaged goods and ingredient sales expertise with both branded and private label products. Jan has a proven ability to grow revenue, exceed sales and profit goals. Jan has started his career with Giorgio Foods in Pennsylvania and has worked his way up the sales ladder and across the country with companies like Uncle Ben’s, Corning and I.V.S., taking on increasing responsibilities and territories throughout the years. This experience proved valuable in his last assignment of helping build Tahiti Trader Co. to a liquid dietary supplement category leader.