Jarrow Formulas Hires Probiotic Product Manager

Los Angeles, CA, April 11th, 2005 – Jarrow Formulas, Inc., a nutrition industry pioneer headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, announces the hiring of Brian Peeters as its Probiotic Product Manager.

Previously, Peeters worked for 3 years at Takeda Pharmaceuticals as an outside sales representative in the San Francisco Bay Area. His responsibilities included sales and marketing of Actos, Takeda’s insulin-sensitizing drug for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, as well as Niaspan, an agent used to treat dyslipidemia. He also was involved in creating new computer-based training programs for the sales organization, as well as coordinating the managed care marketing efforts of his district. Prior to that, he worked 3 years as the National Sales Manager for Nature Sweet Inc., selling the Lo Han fruit concentrate flavor enhancer to food, beverage, and nutritional supplement manufacturers.

Peeters obtained his BS in Exercise Physiology and Nutritional Sciences from Truman State University in 1998.
“It feels great to work for a nutritional supplement company that has its priorities in the right places: Clinically-formulated products, exceptional quality control, and competitive pricing. The field of probiotics is primed to make an exponential leap within the next 5-10 years. My mission is to create global awareness of the many health benefits that probiotics can offer to every individual.”

According to Peilin Guo, Vice President of Functional Foods for Jarrow Formulas, Peters background is perfectly suited for the position. “Brian is a perfect fit,” she says. “His strong background, upbeat personality and great energy will elevate the education, marketing and sales of the Jarrow Formulas’ probiotic line to a much higher level. He will also be a catalyst for the IPA (International Probiotic Association) to take off.”

Jarrow Formulas® is a nutritional supplements formulator founded in 1976 and incorporated in 1988. The company markets its products throughout the United States and internationally in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, and Latin America with a complete line of nutritional products that includes vitamins, minerals, probiotics, standardized herbal concentrates, amino acids, enzymes and enteral nutrition formulations. For more information, contact Mark Becker, Director, Advertising/Communications toll free at (800) 726-0886 or access the Jarrow Formulas Web site at www.Jarrow.com.


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