BENICIA, Calif., Sept 07, 2005 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- InterHealth Nutraceuticals today announced the appointment of Paul Dijkstra to the office of executive vice president. Mr. Dijkstra will lead both the domestic and international sales and marketing teams and is charged with the responsibility of corporate planning and development along with the management of day-to-day operations of the company.
Prior to joining InterHealth, Paul was vice president of corporate development for BI Nutraceuticals, a subsidiary of Zuellig Group North America. While there, he refocused the company's business strategy and helped develop value-added ingredients for the nutraceutical industry. Prior to that, he spent four years as chief executive of Zuellig Pharma Pte. Ltd. in Singapore, where he grew the domestic operation from 45% market share to a 70% market share.
"It is a pleasure to welcome Paul to the InterHealth family," said president and CEO William "Skip" Seroy. "As a successful veteran in the Healthcare industry, his talents and wealth of experience are valuable assets as we continue to expand our reach into all sectors of the marketplace including manufacturers, retailers and consumers."
"InterHealth's success is centered on its innovative, science-based ingredients, intellectual property, customer service and marketing support," stated Paul Dijkstra. "The company is ready to aggressively enter new channels and new segments. We see opportunities in the food and beverage market, and we also plan to embark on an international expansion drive as we see great potential in the Asian Pacific. I am confident that we can continue to grow our position as a leader in the Nutraceutical industry."
About InterHealth Nutraceuticals Inc.
InterHealth Nutraceuticals researches, develops, markets and distributes specialty nutritional ingredients, which are sold worldwide to manufacturers of dietary supplements and nutraceutical food and beverage products. The company's products include Super CitriMax(R), Aller-7(R), OptiBerry (R), ChromeMate(R), UC-II(R), L-OptiZinc(R) and Protykin(R). For more information about InterHealth and its products, call 1-800-783-4636 or 1-707-751-2800 (outside U.S.) or visit the website at www.InterHealthUSA.com.