Twinlab Announces the Promotion of Kate Pastor to Vice President and National Sales Manager of the Health and Natural Foods Channel
Ms. Pastor will bring new vitality to Twinlab’s service of the HNF market as a whole while still retaining personal ownership of Vitamin Shoppe and Whole Foods national accounts.
June 3, 2010 -- Twinlab Corporation proudly announced today the promotion of Kate Pastor to the position of Vice President, National Sales Manager HNF. The promotion commemorates the anniversary of a successful six-year career with the company. For several years, Ms. Pastor has served as a Twinlab National Key Account Manager, standing out as a company leader in her service to two premier accounts, The Vitamin Shoppe and Whole Foods Market, which she will continue to serve personally. The company has no doubt that in her new role, the same in-depth market knowledge, drive, and customer-first attitude that has always made Ms. Pastor such a success with her accounts, will result in an increased synergy of sales and retail customer service allowing Twinlab to expand the company’s market share by providing the utmost in quality of products and service to the Health and Natural Foods industry.
Ms. Pastor’s background in the HNF industry is extensive. After working through both high school and college at a variety of health food stores and co-ops, following graduation Ms. Pastor decided to pursue this passion professionally. Joining the industry as an entry-level merchandiser, Ms. Pastor has experienced and excelled at every level, working her way up to a top-producing sales rep and national key account manager. Next month will mark 14 years for Ms. Pastor in the industry.
“Kate has shown extensive leadership and a clear understanding of what needs to be done in the health and natural foods channel to successfully serve our customers and our brands,” said Bruce Renick, Executive Vice President of Sales, Twinlab Corporation. “Kate’s ability to effectively work with our health and natural foods sales force, our industry partners, and our customers has allowed her to grow our business and earned her the respect of her colleagues and retailers, making her the perfect choice for a national role in management.”
Ms. Pastor’s promotion officially took effect on June 1,2010.
Twinlab Corporation is a leading manufacturer and marketer of high quality, science-based, nutritional supplements, including a complete line of vitamins, minerals, nutraceuticals, herbs and sports nutrition products.