Merical Vita-Pak Appoints Kitty Murphy Account Manager

Anaheim, CA – Merical Vita-Pak Inc., a closely held custom contract packaging company specializing in the nutrition industry, today announced that Kitty Murphy has been named Account Manager.

Ms. Murphy most recently served as Purchasing Manager for the Nutrilite Division of Access Business Group (formerly Amway). At Nutrilite, she was instrumental in transitioning the company’s purchasing department from a traditional structure into Strategic Procurement, with an emphasis on driving down the total cost of inventory ownership. She brings to MVP nearly twenty years of experience in the nutrition industry and is a former president and active member of the Pacific Technology Exchange, past General Chair of the Drug, Chemical, and Allied Trade’s DCAT West program, and participating member of the Institute of Supply Management (formerly NAPM).

In making the announcement, D. Dean Baltzell, Chairman and CEO of Merical Vita-Pak Inc. said, “Kitty’s experience in the vitamin industry and in project management will greatly enhance our ability to service our strategic accounts and grow our business. She is a tremendous addition to the experienced and successful customer service oriented organization we’ve created.”

About Merical Vita-Pak Inc.

MVP provides custom primary packaging for the vitamin, herbal, nutritional, and pharmaceutical markets, and also secondary packaging services to a variety of other industries. Since beginning operation more than thirty years ago, MVP has grown into one of the largest custom contract packagers in the western United States. The company’s success is based on exceptional service and quality. MVP maintains licenses with the state and federal FDA, California Board of Pharmacy, and NNFA.

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