Protient Announces New Hires

Protient, Inc., of St. Paul, MN is proud to announce three new additions to its Sales Team. Kris Hanson, Cheryl Reid and Benoit Turpin have recently joined Protient to further enhance the domestic and international sales efforts of whey, soy and milk proteins.

As the Senior Sales Manager for Nutritionals, Kris Hanson will focus on expanding Protient’s presence as a contract manufacturer of nutritional products. Kris earned his BS in Psychology from Cal State and has experience selling dairy ingredients and contract agglomeration services.

Cheryl Reid is a Market Development Specialist working out of Ottawa, Canada. Cheryl is responsible for developing new business and new markets within the US, Canada and Mexico for the entire product portfolio. Prior to joining Protient, Cheryl earned her Dairy Science Degree from University of Guelph and was responsible for the sales and marketing of whey protein isolate, WPC 34, skim milk powder, milk protein concentrates and blends for export.

Benoit Turpin, as the Senior Sales Manager for Specialty Ingredients, will develop new accounts and identify opportunities for specialty ingredients. He earned his MS in Food Science with a dairy emphasis in France. Previously, Benoit was the National Sales Director and General Manager for a protein company.

Protient is the world’s fastest growing manufacturer of nutritional proteins, featuring whey, milk and soy proteins. Corporate headquarters are strategically located in St. Paul, Minnesota with manufacturing facilities in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Missouri and New Mexico. For further information, contact Protient at 651-638-2600 or visit our website at

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