Press Release – March 2, 2016

/Press Release – March 2, 2016
Press Release – March 2, 2016 2017-05-18T14:38:46+00:00

Jared Leishman Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Capstone Nutrition

Ogden, Utah, March 2, 2016 – Capstone Nutrition (“Capstone”), one of the largest non-branded contract manufacturers of health and dietary supplements in the United States, today announced the appointment of Jared K. Leishman as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Leishman joined Capstone in December 2005 and in 2010 was promoted to Chief Financial Officer. In March 2015, he was appointed to Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Capstone, Leishman held finance roles at Deloitte LLP and Fidelity Investments.

“With a healthy balance sheet, state-of-the art manufacturing facilities, and renewed focus on quality and customer service, I look forward to working with our team of highly dedicated professionals to establish Capstone as the premier partner of choice for the dietary supplement industry,” stated Leishman.

Leishman’s promotion to CEO follows a successful restructuring of the Company that has Capstone poised to reclaim its position as industry leader. “Jared has made an outstanding contribution to Capstone Nutrition, and we are delighted that he has accepted the role of Chief Executive Officer,” said Dan Wikel, a Capstone board member. Wikel added, “We are confident in Jared and the executive team’s ability to continue Capstone’s tradition of providing industry leading quality and customer service.”

Capstone’s TGA, NSF and NSF Sport Certifications, and unparalleled product development and testing capabilities, give it a unique advantage in supporting global markets.

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About Capstone Nutrition

Capstone Nutrition is the leading pure-play, turnkey developer and manufacturer of high quality nutrition and OTC products. Capstone is a one-stop shop for innovators in nutrition, bringing to bear the resources of Cornerstone Research and Development with a state-of-the-art facility in Ogden, UT. Since 1992, Capstone companies have been conceiving, developing, producing, and packaging a wide range of capsule, tablet, powder and OTC products for a variety of customers in the United States and internationally. Capstone is well known for its exceptional quality, and maintains several industry certifications recognizing its high manufacturing standards, including NSF GMP, NSF for Sport, and Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (“TGA”) certification. For more information, please visit www.CapstoneNutrition.com.