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Science in Sport PLC
18 October 2016
 

18 October For immediate release




 

SCIENCE IN SPORT PLC

("SiS" or the "Company")

Tonya Wearner appointed to the role of US Country Manager as part of the SiS international expansion strategy

Science in Sport plc (AIM: SIS), a leading sports nutrition company that develops, manufactures and markets sports nutrition products for professional athletes and sports enthusiasts, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tonya Wearner as US Country Manager, with effect from 1 November 2016.

In her role as US Country Manager for SiS, Tonya will be a key part of the Company's strategy to develop its leading endurance sports nutrition brand in major international markets. She will be responsible for building revenues from the Company's online platform and through third party online retailers. She will develop and implement multi-media marketing and athlete acquisition strategies, as well as ensuring high levels of customer service.

Tonya Wearner has over 16 years of sales and marketing experience working with established consumer brands and has a proven track record of delivering revenue growth and profitability. Prior to joining SiS, Tonya ran her own business consultancy, advising companies on brand licensing, retail market expansion and product management. From 2011 to 2015, Tonya worked for American Recreation Products, the leading North American outdoor leisure business, as Vice President of Sales, growing revenues 183% over a four year period.

In addition to the recent launch of the Company's scienceinsport.com website in the US, SiS has recently gained listings with the world's largest online retailer Amazon.com, together with specialist online cycling retailer Competitive Cyclist.

Stephen Moon, CEO of Science in Sport, commented: "I am delighted to welcome Tonya to the team at SiS, as we continue to expand internationally in line with our growth strategy. She brings with her considerable experience and a demonstrable track record of driving revenue and profit growth for multiple established US brands. Her impressive understanding of consumer brands and her experience working with online retail partners will be invaluable, as we build our market presence in the USA.''

 

For further information:

Science in Sport PLC

+44 (0) 20 7400 3700

Stephen Moon, CEO


Elizabeth Lake, Finance Director


 

Cenkos Securities - NOMAD and Broker

 

+44 (0) 20 7397 8900

Bobbie Hilliam






Yellow Jersey PR - Financial PR


Felicity Winkles

+44 (0) 7748 843 871

Harriet Jackson

+44 (0) 7544 275 882

Notes for editors

About Science in Sport plc

Science in Sport plc is a leading sports nutrition company that develops, manufactures and markets sports nutrition products for professional athletes and sports enthusiasts. SiS is a strong brand in the elite athlete community.

The SiS core product ranges include: SiS GO, comprising energy powders, isotonic gels, energy bars and hydration tablets; SiS REGO, including protein-based recovery powders and bars; and SiS Protein, a whey protein range for lean muscle development including WHEY20, a novel ready to consume whey protein product. SiS products are sold in a range of retail channels, including specialist sport retailers, major grocers, high street retailers and e-commerce websites. The Company sold product in more than 100 countries in 2015.

SiS is the official sports nutrition supplier to professional cycling teams Team Sky, Team WIGGINS and USA Cycling. The company is also the official sports nutrition partner to Liverpool FC and the official supplier of sports drinks and sports nutrition to the GB Rowing Team. In addition, Olympians Sir Chris Hoy MBE and Katarina Johnson-Thompson are brand ambassadors, and Mark Cavendish is an Elite Sports Consultant.

SiS was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Hatton Garden, London. Its manufacturing facility is in Nelson, Lancashire.

SiS shares are traded on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SIS.

For further information, please visit www.scienceinsport.com

 


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