Water soluble egg membrane leader Biova LLC announced several new personnel, including the promotion of Kathy Hockla (pictured) to channel manager. Hockla’s responsibilities have grown to include sales and marketing operational administration as well as working in sales management at Biova. Hockla was previously Biova’s project manager.
The company also announced that Merriam Vater, sales representative, will focus on expanding domestic sales opportunities for Biova’s water soluble egg membrane (WSEM) ingredients in the natural products market.
And Ella Sue Roche, inside sales support, will carry out a number of support functions that assist Biova’s global sales and marketing teams.
The company also announced the expansion of office space at the Kansas Bioscience Park in Olathe, Kan.
“Demand for Biova joint health and skin care ingredients, plus animal health applications, has not diminished as we enter 2016—in fact, it's increasing” said Matt Stegenga, Biova president. “Having the right people, the right resources, in the right place is key to keeping pace, and more importantly, to ensuring the high level of customer service we’re known for around the world.”