BOCA RATON, Fla., June 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Twinlab Consolidated Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:TLCC) ("TCC" or "Twinlab"), a leading nutritional supplement company, announced today that it has appointed Anthony Zolezzi to its Board of Directors, effective May 8, 2018.
“We are very pleased to have Anthony join our board and look forward to his contributions,” said David Van Andel, Twinlab’s chairman. “Anthony is a transformational leader and he understands the incredible opportunity we have to reimagine our family of brands and the way we can do business. His extensive experience as an entrepreneur, a corporate advisor and an industry disruptor will be invaluable to the organization, and most importantly to the customers our brands serve.”
Zolezzi is an experienced executive and entrepreneur in the health and wellness industry. He is currently an operating partner at Pegasus Capital Advisors, a private, alternative asset management firm providing strategic growth capital to middle-market companies focused on the sustainability and wellness sectors. Zolezzi’s career accomplishments include: starting the movement to lower the price of better-for-you products by creating a partnership between Wal-Mart and Wild Oats Marketplace; bringing Horizon Organic Milk to the masses through crafting a relationship with Starbucks; introducing the first pet probiotic with New Chapter, and creating Natural Pet Nutrition which was sold to Nestlé. He also co-founded Greenopolis, a community-based recycling rewards program, which he sold to Waste Management. Earlier in his career, Zolezzi conceived, created and co-founded the highly successful Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. chain, based on the award-winning film Forrest Gump starring Tom Hanks.
“Twinlab is an excellent company with a 50-year heritage of science-based nutritional supplementation,” said Zolezzi. “I am thrilled to join the board at an exciting time as the organization looks to unlock human potential and power the experiences of life through nutrition.”
“The addition of Anthony complements our board of directors' skills and experiences, and we are confident he will provide valuable perspective as we continue to execute our strategy, drive profitability and enhance value for all of Twinlab’s shareholders,” said Al Gever, Twinlab chief financial officer/chief operating officer.
Zolezzi is also the author of Uncharted Waters and co-author of five other books, including Chemical-Free Kids and Chemical-Free Kids: The Organic Sequel. He serves as an advisor to the Culinary Institute and Harvard's School of Public Health in the Menus of Change Initiative, and is a board member of the Global Katerva awards. He was the former board chairman of the Organic Center for Education and Promotion, and a former board member of Vitamin Angels, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing child mortality worldwide by providing essential nutrients to infants and children.
For more information about Twinlab Consolidated Holdings and its family of brands, please visit www.TCHHOME.com.
About Twinlab Consolidated Holdings, Inc.
Twinlab Consolidated Holdings, Inc. ("TLCC") is the parent holding company of Twinlab Consolidation Corporation, an industry-focused health and wellness company committed to developing top brands. TLCC has a portfolio of products that are made in America using the finest ingredients from around the world. In addition to its namesake brand, Twinlab®, established in 1968, TLCC, through TCC and its subsidiaries, also manufactures and sells other well-known category leaders including the Metabolife® line of diet and energy products; the Twinlab® Fuel line and newly launched REAAL® sports nutrition products; Alvita® teas, established in 1922 as a single-herb tea line; and premium nutritional and anti-aging / wellness supplements under the award winning Reserveage™ Nutrition family of brands. TCC also owns NutraScience Labs, an award-winning contract manufacturer. Visit www.tchhome.com for more information.
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