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Jeff Kottkamp Chosen to Lead VR Laboratories
Date:10/27/2011

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VR Laboratories LLC today announced the appointment of Jeff Kottkamp to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Kottkamp will oversee operations at VR Laboratories, leading the company's efforts to manufacture and bring world-class botanical consumer, medicinal food and beverage, and pharmaceutical products to foreign and domestic markets.

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"There is no other leader better equipped to introduce VR Laboratories to the global marketplace than Jeff Kottkamp," says Robert Gow, chairman and founder of HerbalScience, which licensed its proprietary technology platform to VR Laboratories. "Jeff's experience in bringing global health care business to Florida during his tenure as lieutenant governor, his legal expertise as a top ranking attorney and his roots in Southwest Florida further strengthen VR Laboratories and its position in a growing and competitive industry."

As Florida's 17th lieutenant governor, Kottkamp was chairman of Space Florida, leading Florida's economic development efforts in aerospace AND working with national bio-tech and life sciences companies as well as NASA and the U.S. Air Force Space Command. Kottkamp also led a delegation of Florida businesses at the MEDICA World Forum for Medicine in Dusseldorf, Germany to grow the bio-tech/life science industry in Florida. Additionally, Kottkamp helped bring one of the world's leading bio-tech/ life sciences organizations, the Max Planck Research Institute, to Florida.

Prior to being elected lieutenant governor, Kottkamp was elected to the Florida House of Representatives where he represented parts of Lee, Charlotte and Sarasota counties during three consecutive terms, from November 2000 through 2006 and served as chairman of the Judiciary Committee and Governmental Operations Committee. Kottkamp is an attorney and has worked with several prominent legal firms in Florida.

"VR Laboratories will bring more than 200 new jobs and an estimated $40 million annually into Lee County's economy," says Kottkamp. "Southwest Florida is my home and to facilitate the growth of this organization and establish its presence in Lee County is truly an honor. This is where we will do business and create jobs. Ultimately, we want to contribute to making Southwest Florida the center of the burgeoning global botanical pharmaceutical market."

VR Laboratories is positioned to be the leading global formulator and producer of FDA-approved botanical pharmaceuticals and medicines and proprietary ingredients for medicinal and functional foods and beverages. Medicinal and functional foods and beverages are the fastest growing segments of the global food market. FDA-approved botanical pharmaceuticals, the newest segment of the global pharmaceutical industry, are estimated to achieve a Combined Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 600+ percent. The company utilizes the proprietary HerbalScience technology platform, which has fully developed more than 600 medicinal and functional ingredients. For more information, call 239-597-9878. 


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