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NSF International Welcomes New Sales Manager

Larisa Pavlick Joins NSF's Dietary Supplements Certification Program

(ANN ARBOR, MI USA) - NSF International continues to expand its dietary supplement programs with the appointment of Larisa Pavlick as sales manager. In her new position, she will be responsible for business development for the NSF dietary supplements certification program and the Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) registration program.

The program has already certified more than 600 nutritional products to verify label claims and ensure that certified products do not contain any unacceptable levels of contaminants. As sales manager, Pavlick will work closely with General Manager Kathy Jordan to implement business development strategies for the dietary supplements certification program as well as other programs focusing on banned substance certification and functional food certification.

Pavlick has worked within the dietary supplement industry for nearly 10 years. Most recently, Pavlick served as an independent consultant, where she was responsible for providing assistance in re-formulation, introduction and development of new products, and managing product lines of several dietary supplement companies.

In addition, she has worked in various capacities including purchasing, production logistics, product development and marketing. She has served as a business development manager for an independent laboratory known for their analysis of dietary supplements and as a foods product manager for a multi-level marketing company. Pavlick has also managed the procurement of raw materials, finished products, and packaging supplies as the senior buyer for a supplement manufacturer. Pavlick holds a bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of Colorado.

"I am thrilled to welcome Larisa to our team," said Kathy Jordan, general manager, dietary supplement certification program. "Her experience in dietary supplements, business development and marketing will not only prove valuable to NSF, but also to NSF's clients whom she will be working with on a continuous basis."

For more information about NSF's dietary supplement programs, please contact Kathy Jordan at 1-800-NSF-MARK ext. 6856, (734) 827-6856 or

About NSF International: NSF International, an independent, not-for-profit organization, helps protect you by certifying products and writing standards for food, water, air and consumer goods ( Founded in 1944, NSF is committed to protecting public health and safety worldwide. NSF is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Food and Water Safety and Indoor Environment. Additional services include safety audits for the food and water industries, management systems registrations delivered through NSF International Strategic Registrations, Ltd., organic certification provided by Quality Assurance International and education through the NSF Center for Public Health Education.

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Greta Houlahan
Phone: (800) NSF-MARK Ext: 5723

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