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April 26, 2021

Arizona Nutritional Supplements Has Promoted Doug Reader To President & Chief Executive Officer

 Chandler, AZ — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 26, 2021 — Arizona Nutritional Supplements (“ANS” or the “Company”), a contract manufacturer of specialty vitamins, supplements and nutrition products, has promoted Doug Reader to President & Chief Executive Officer. 

Mr. Reader previously served as the concurrent Chief Financial and Chief Operating Officer for ANS, joining the team earlier in 2021. Prior to that, for the past 37 years, Mr. Reader has served in a variety of executive roles including several senior finance and operating roles for companies including SlimFast, South Beach Diet, Fruit Patch, Dickinson Frozen Foods, and Coca-Cola, among others. Mr. Reader most recently served as President of SlimFast. 

In his role as CEO, Mr. Reader will continue to build and shape the culture of ANS, drive best-in-class customer engagement and service, and lead the next phase of growth while overseeing day-to-day operations. 

“Doug brings significant leadership and industry expertise to ANS, and we are thrilled he has accepted the CEO role,” said Mike Zawalski, ANS Executive Chairman. 

Mr. Reader added, “I am thrilled to serve as the CEO at ANS, which is celebrating its 25th year this year. It is an honor to provide some of the country’s leading consumer and retail brands the highest quality, specialty supplements, and deliver wellness to their consumers.” 

Mr. Reader’s role is effective immediately.