Jamieson Appoints Mark Hornick as President and CEO

Brings Extensive Leadership and Operations Experience Growing Consumer Businesses

TORONTO, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Jamieson Laboratories Ltd ("Jamieson" or "the Company"), Canada's leading provider of vitamins, minerals and nutrition supplements, today announced that Mark Hornick has been named Jamieson's President and Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Mr. Hornick, who will also join the Board of Directors, brings to Jamieson deep experience leading and growing consumer businesses in Canada.

"We are thrilled that Mark will join our team as President and CEO," said Doug Cahill, Executive Chairman of Jamieson. "Mark is a passionate, driven leader with a proven track record of outstanding results.  His focus on growing consumer-facing businesses and significant expertise in operations and general management make him ideally suited for this role. We believe Mark has the right management style and leadership experience which, together with the Jamieson team, will propel Jamieson to the next level of business performance and brand leadership."

"I'm excited and honoured to join a company with such a storied past and exceptional potential for growth," said Mr. Hornick. "I look forward to working closely with Jamieson's talented team to further grow and develop this trusted and iconic Canadian brand and company and upholding the high levels of quality and innovation for which Jamieson is known."

Most recently, Mr. Hornick served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Fiera Foods Company, a multinational bakery operation based in Toronto. During his four-year tenure, Mr. Hornick drove significant growth through implementing a successful innovation strategy and focusing on new business development. Prior to Fiera, Mr. Hornick was Senior Vice President Marketing and Innovation of Maple Leaf Consumer Foods and General Manager of Reckitt Benckiser Scandinavia. He has spent significant time in senior management roles in Europe and began his career in Canada at Procter and Gamble in marketing. Mr. Hornick is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration.

About Jamieson Laboratories

Established in 1922, Jamieson is Canada's number one selling vitamin, mineral and supplement brand and a recognized innovator in the development of proprietary formulas. Jamieson products are made at the Company's state-of-the-art facilities in Windsor, Ontario. With corporate offices in Toronto, Jamieson exports to more than 30 countries. 

SOURCE: Jamieson Laboratories

For further information: Jeff Dack, Director, Marketing Communications, Jamieson Laboratories, (416) 960-0052

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