DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Mar 6, 2015) - MusclePharm Corporation (
Price joined MusclePharm in July 2014, serving as the Company's Executive Vice President of Finance, and as the Chairman of the Company's Disclosure Committee and its Risk Management Officer. He will continue to be responsible for managing the Company's risk assessment as it relates to financial reporting obligations, and oversight of a remediation plan.
Price succeeds Donald Prosser, who will continue to be employed by MusclePharm as a non-executive officer through the remainder of his employment agreement, which terminates on April 15, 2015. His resignation was not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the operations, policies or practices.
"John has solid public company and big four audit experience including integrating acquisitions and heading up corporate compliance," said Brad Pyatt, founder and CEO of MusclePharm. "The board and I are confident he will be instrumental in his new role as we execute our global growth strategy."
Prior to MusclePharm, Price served as Vice President of Finance-North America at Opera Software, a Norwegian public company empowering brands and advertising agencies to reach targeted audiences. Previously, he was Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller of GCT Semiconductor, where he focused on the company's planned IPO and developing the finance and accounting organization. Price also served in various roles at Tessera Technologies, including Vice President of Finance & Corporate Controller. He began his career at Ernst & Young LLP and is a Certified Public Accountant (currently inactive). Price holds a bachelor's of science degree in accounting from Pennsylvania State University.
MusclePharm® is a scientifically-driven, performance lifestyle company that currently develops, manufactures, markets and distributes branded nutritional supplements. The company offers a complete range of powders, capsules, tablets and gels. Its portfolio of recognized brands, including MusclePharm® Hybrid and Core Series, Arnold Schwarzenegger Series™ and FitMiss™, are marketed and sold in more than 110 countries and available in over 35,000 retail outlets globally. These clinically-proven and scientific nutritional supplements are developed through a six-stage research process utilizing the expertise of leading nutritional scientists, doctors and universities. MusclePharm is the innovator of the sports nutrition industry. For more information, visit www.musclepharm.com. Follow MusclePharm Corporation on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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