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Unigen Announces New Director of Marketing

Lacey, WA – Unigen USA is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Pohlman as Director of Marketing. Kim joins Unigen with a diverse background in both consulting and corporate work, including experience with Johnson and Johnson (J&J) and Nutrinova. She will be part of the international team committed to Unigen’s promise of pharmaceutical-grade efficacy from natural products.

Prior to Unigen, Kim was focused on business management and project management at Wellables. She brings a strong background of brand management, sales, marketing and strategic management with a special focus on nutritional companies and products particularly in the health and wellness food and beverage industry. While at McNeil Specialty Products, she contributed heavily to the long-term strategy of introducing the sweetener Splenda®. Kim is also Secretary of the Marketing and Management Division of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).
Vice President of Sales and Marketing Douglas A. Lynch, commented, “We are very pleased to have Ms. Pohlman joining Unigen. Her energy, experience and entrepreneurial drive will be real assets to the company. Her hiring underscores Unigen’s commitment to a successful entry into functional foods, and ensures that we maintain our leadership position as the premier, science supported, global natural products company.”

About Unigen USA – Unigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a leading natural products research and development company and proprietary ingredients supplier. The Company is dedicated to the discovery of botanically-derived therapeutic compounds that address consumer health needs and help improve quality of life.

Unigen’s global offices have 80 employees, 55 of whom are scientists. Contributing to their vast library of novel botanical ingredients, the current facilities include high-throughput screening and cell culture labs, bioprospecting labs and a large-scale manufacturing facility. Unigen is part of the ECONET global family of health and natural product companies, which has operations in the United States, Canada, Korea, Mexico, Russia and China.

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