CARLSBAD, CALIF. — Mamma Chia has expanded its leadership team with four new executive team members.
“Mamma Chia has experienced tremendous growth over the last few years,” said Janie Hoffman, founder and chief executive officer of Mamma Chia. “As a result of this growth, we’ve been looking for the right people to help continue to elevate our brand.”
|Ken Vargha, new executive vice-president of sales and marketing for Mamma Chia|
Ken Vargha has been tapped as executive vice-president of sales and marketing for Mamma Chia. Most recently, he was the senior vice-president of sales and marketing for Renew Life, a company specializing in digestive wellness supplements.
Lance Dermeik has joined Mamma Chia as vice-president of operations. Previously, Mr. Dermeik was the senior director of contract manufacturing at The Hain Celestial Group. He also spent eight years as the director of supply chain operations for Monster Beverage Corp., now owned by the Coca Cola Co.
Steve Polzin, Mamma Chia’s new director of sales, joins the company from Renew Life as well, most recently as the national director of sales.Brenda Quesada has been appointed director of R.&D. and technical services. She joins Mamma Chia from The Hain Celestial Group, where she was an R.&.D. project manager.