DENVER, March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MusclePharm Corporation (OTCQB: MSLP) ("MusclePharm" or the "Company"), a scientifically-driven, performance lifestyle sports nutrition company, today announced the appointment of Jon Heussner as its Vice President of Operations.
Heussner has a proven track record as a seasoned supply chain executive, with experience in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer operations. He brings over 30 years of food manufacturing knowledge, focusing on operations management, engineering, contract manufacturing, new product commercialization, and project management.
"Jon will fit nicely into our improvement plan, helping reshape our supply chain operations. He is a veteran in supply chain and manufacturing, with a vast array of critical relationships that will bring tremendous value and cost savings to the company, creating efficiencies," said Ryan Drexler, MusclePharm Executive Chairman. "This hiring further enhances our capabilities in order to build a best-in-class supply chain and operations team."
Incoming Operations VP Jon Heussner added, "I'm truly excited to join the MusclePharm team and use my experience in operations and supply chain on our journey towards profitable growth and success."
Following is biographical information on Heussner:
Heussner has more than 30 years of operational and supply chain experience. He has held senior management positions at Hain Celestial Seasonings Group, ConAgra Foods, Tyson Foods, and Gilroy Foods & Spicetec. Heussner earned a B.S. from Miami University.
About MusclePharm Corporation
MusclePharm® is a scientifically-driven, performance lifestyle company that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes branded nutritional supplements. The company offers a range of powders, capsules, tablets and gels. Its portfolio of recognized brands includes MusclePharm® Sport Series, Black Label and Core Series, Arnold Schwarzenegger Series™ and FitMiss™, which are available in more than 120 countries—over 45,000 retail outlets worldwide. The clinically-proven supplements are developed through a six-stage research process utilizing the expertise of leading nutritional scientists, doctors and universities. MusclePharm is the innovator of the sports nutrition industry. For more information, visit http://www.musclepharm.com. To sign up to receive MusclePharm news via email, please visit http://ir.musclepharmcorp.com/email-alerts.
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