Watsonville, California (March 28, 2005) At Natural Products Expo West 2005, Nordic Naturals awarded Vince Cancilla and Andrea Piatt from Sequoia/EMS Nutritionals its 2004 Salesperson of the Year Award. In 2004, Andrea and Vince showed exemplary sales and growth within their territory, consistent promotional efforts with coop advertising and demos and strong team building efforts with in-house representatives. “They are at the top of the mark in their performance and thoroughness using everything the company has to offer,” announced Corinna Benoit, National Sales Manager, “It is with great honor that this award is presented to them for their outstanding commitment to Nordic Naturals.” Accepting the award at the company’s sales meeting in Anaheim, Andrea shared with the group, “We are absolutely honored to accept this award. Working with Nordic Naturals has been a wonderful team effort with company support in advertising, demos, coop, and promotions. The products are leaders in their category and it is great to be part of the winning team!” Specializing in the natural products industry, Sequoia/EMS Nutritionals services northern California and has been representing Nordic Naturals for 3½ years. The brokerage is a valued team member of the Nordic Naturals sales force in the US.
Two other brokerages were acknowledged for contributions. Brad Meyer and Associates won the Lifetime Achievement Award for exemplary level of work over the past five years which actually inspired the creation of the new award. Brad Meyer accepted the award on behalf of his group for achievements in the central southern territory of the US. Jim Fischer of Creative Health was recognized for “Highest Percentage Growth in an Established Territory” for his work in Florida.
In addition, Nordic Naturals announced the following new broker appointments: Harvey Hank, Hank and Associates for Iowa and Nebraska; Cathy Catsoulas, Summer Ryan, Patty Orr and Richard Tucker, Integrity Health Marketing for Alaska and the northern central US plus Tennessee/West Virginia; Jeff Garmon, Jeff Garmon Sales for Louisiana and Mississippi; Jim Amick, Jim Amick and Associates for Michigan and parts of Ohio; Larry Hutchins, Gae Taylor and Tiffany Twa, Larry Hutchins & Associates for Texas and the south central US; Linda Ehrke and Mickey Speir, Sarlin Enterprises for Kansas and Missouri and Rob Seeman and Robb Doser, Whole Earth Marketing for Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota. This completes Nordic Naturals nationwide coverage, including pockets that will be telemarketed by Integral Health Marketing.
Nordic Naturals is a leading manufacturer and provider of essential fatty acids in the dietary supplement and medical industries. The company offers a complete line of Omega-3s from fish in combination with Omega-6s from organic borage oil and evening primrose oil. Nordic Naturals products are available at Whole Foods Markets, Wild Oats, Pharmaca and other fine health food stores. Involved in research and education, Nordic Naturals is the chosen brand for various clinical trials at accredited universities and research institutions.
Shari Hindman /Integral Marketing