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On the Street - 1/4/08

??Darrin Johnson, former vice president of medical sales at Mead Johnson Nutritionals, a division of Bristol-Myers Squibb, has joined Tastefully Simple as the vice president of sales.

  • ?Darrin Johnson, former vice president of medical sales at Mead Johnson Nutritionals, a division of Bristol-Myers Squibb, has joined Tastefully Simple as the vice president of sales.

In this role, Johnson will develop and implement strategic sales initiatives and identify opportunities for growth for the direct sales gourmet food company.
"Darrin is a great fit for Tastefully Simple," said Jill Blashack Strahan, founder and CEO. "With his experience in sales, strategic planning and leadership we have no doubt he'll be an influential contributor on our team."

Johnson worked for Mead Johnson Nutritionals for 17 years in various roles. He holds a master of arts degree in communications from North Dakota State University and is completing a masters in business administration degree with Washington University Olin Business School in St. Louis, Missouri.

"I am very excited to join this special company," Johnson said. "The Tastefully Simple story is compelling, as are its people, products, culture and leadership."

Johnson, who currently lives in Evansville, Indiana, will be relocating to the Alexandria area with his wife and their three children.

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