TORONTO, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Jamieson Laboratories today announced the appointment of Mr. Cyrill Siewert to its Board of Directors.
Bringing over 30 years experience in consumer health and wellness to the appointment, Mr. Siewert is the current board chairman of Designer Protein, LLC, a sports nutrition company. Its principal brands are Designer Whey®, Aria® and Protein 2 Go®. Previously, Mr. Siewert served as CEO of Amerifit Brands, LLC, a privately owned manufacturer and marketer of premium consumer products, including Culturelle®, AZO® and Estroven®. Mr. Siewert's vast business experience also includes more than a decade of service each at PepsiCo and at Colgate-Palmolive.
"We're honored to have Cyrill join our board," noted Doug Cahill, Jamieson's Chairman of the Executive Committee. "Cyrill has successfully led the growth of many popular consumer centric brands over the past 30 years. He brings a wealth of strategic and operational leadership that will enhance our ability to deliver Jamieson's world-class products and values of health and wellness to the world."
"This is a very exciting opportunity," Mr. Siewert said. "Jamieson is an iconic consumer health and wellness brand. It has great potential in Canada and around the world. I look forward to supporting that growth."
CCMP Capital Advisors purchased Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. on January 31, 2014.
About Jamieson Laboratories
Established in 1922, Jamieson Laboratories is Canada's largest manufacturer and distributor of natural health products and a recognized innovator in the development of proprietary supplement formulas. Jamieson products are made at the company's state-of-the-art laboratories in Windsor, Ontario. With corporate offices in Toronto, Jamieson exports to more than 50 countries. www.jamiesonvitamins.com
SOURCE: Jamieson Laboratories
For further information: Jeff Dack, Director, Marketing Communications, Jamieson Laboratories, (416) 960-0052