Berkley brings more than 25 years of industry experience
COPPELL, Texas, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mannatech, Incorporated (Nasdaq: MTEX), a leading developer and provider of dietary supplements and skin care solutions, today announced the hiring of Marika Berkley as the company's vice president of global regulatory affairs and quality assurance.
"We are extremely pleased to announce Marika's addition to our management team," said Terry O'Day, executive vice president and COO of Mannatech. "Marika has a strong background in regulated health care industries in developing, implementing and maintaining quality systems used to achieve compliance with regulatory requirements. Her experience will be a valuable asset as we expand our international presence."
Having previously been the department head for the Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs disciplines, Berkley's experience includes directing all components of these functions, including strategic business development, ISO implementation, regulatory compliance, supply chain partnerships and auditing. In addition to her technical expertise, Berkley has vast experience in leading and developing teams, and in her own words, she is "particularly skilled in developing high performance interdisciplinary teams" -- something she looks forward to with the combining of the Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs departments.
Berkley's international experience includes Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific Rim. Prior to joining Mannatech, Berkley worked for the Gillette Company, Abbott Labs and PFIZER Laboratories. Most recently, she was the Vice President of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs for Facet Technologies, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Berkley graduated with a bachelor's of science degree in biology and chemistry from City University of New York.
Mannatech, Incorporated, is a global wellness solutions provider of innovative, high-quality, proprietary nutritional supplements, topical and skin care products, and weight management products sold through independent associates and members located in the United States and the international markets of Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Denmark, and Germany.
Please Note: This release contains "forward-looking statements" within
the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended,
Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking
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in conjunction with all of its filings with the United States Securities
and Exchange Commission and cautions its readers that these forward-looking
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factors. Some of these factors include, among others, Mannatech's inability
to attract and retain associates and members, increases in competition,
litigation, regulatory changes, and its planned growth into new
international markets. Although Mannatech believes that the expectations,
statements, and assumptions reflected in these forward-looking statements
are reasonable, it cautions readers to always consider all of the risk
factors and any other cautionary statements carefully in evaluating each
forward-looking statement in this release, as well as those set forth in
its latest Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q,
and other filings filed with the United States Securities and Exchange
Commission, including its current reports on Form 8-K. All of the
forward-looking statements contained herein speak only as of the date of
Gary Spinell, Vice President
Corporate website: http://www.mannatech.com
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