BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millennium Biotechnologies Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MBTG) today announced that Benjamin Custodio has joined the Company as Executive Vice President of International Sales and a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Custodio has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and nutritional supplement industries, specializing in launching new products into international markets.
As Executive Vice President of International Sales, Custodio will leverage his skill set and utilize his strong global relationships to expand the Company's product line globally. Currently, he is the President and CEO of the LCI Group Ltd, a business development group which works with companies around the world in commercializing nutritional supplements, OTC and prescription products. Recently, the LCI Group was successful in coordinating the $360 million sale of the largest custom manufacturer of nutritional supplements in North America. Prior to heading the LCI group, Mr. Custodio was a consultant and member of the Board of Directors of Nu-Life Nutrition Ltd., one of Canada's oldest supplement and nutraceutical companies and once a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vitaquest International Inc., the world's leading custom manufacturer of nutritional and lifestyle products. Over his 30 plus years of industry experience, Mr. Custodio, has acted as the Head of Beverage Unit for Del Monte, President of Wampole Brands, the oldest nutraceutical company in Canada, was an executive with Ciba Geigy/Novartis, and handled international assignments with Johnson & Johnson International.
"Benjamin brings a wealth of experience and contacts to Millennium
Biotechnologies," stated Mark Mirken, Chief Executive Officer of Millennium
Biotechnologies. "His strong and well respected relationships in Asia will
be the source of our international growth. With Benjamin at the helm of
international expansion, we expect to achieve an immed
|SOURCE Millennium Biotechnologies Group, Inc.|
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