NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Biosyntrx, a research-based ophthalmic company providing nutritional supplement products that support optimal eye and body health to the eye-care profession and their patients, today announced that Ellen Troyer, of Colorado Springs, CO, has been promoted from Executive Vice President / Chief Research Officer to Chief Executive Officer.
"Ms. Troyer is exceptionally talented, with the ability to work well with Biosyntrx staff, manufacturers, sales representatives, the ophthalmic and optometric professions, nutrition industry professionals and the investment / business community. Her passion for nutrition science education and age-management is contagious," said Spencer Thornton, MD, Biosyntrx President.
"2010 promises to be an exciting year with innovative new products in the pipeline and new marketing channels in development," said Ellen Troyer.
Biosyntrx is also pleased to announce two additions to their business development management team. David Amess of Colorado Springs, with 18 years experience in banking, finance and business development becomes the new Business Development Planning Director. Akos Feher, MBA, of Los Angeles, CA, General Manager of Corvin Medical, has also joined the Biosyntrx management team as strategic planning consultant. Akos previously served as Business Development / Strategic Planning Director for companies including Insight Diagnostics, Shelby Automobiles, and Mattel Toys.
About Biosyntrx, Inc.
Biosyntrx is a privately held, research-based ophthalmic and optometric company incorporated in Lexington, South Carolina. It develops and markets nutraceutical products that support optimal eye and body health.
The Biosyntrx Scientific Advisory Board includes well-known leaders in medicine, science and nutrition such as: Richard Lindstrom, MD, Minneapolis, MN, Jerre Freeman, MD, Memphis, TN, Robert H. Osher, MD, Cincinnati, OH, Betty Kamen, PhD, San Francisco, CA, Marguerite B. McDonald, MD, Long Island, NY, Randall Olson, MD, Salt Lake City, UT, John W. Lahr, OD, Cincinnati, OH, Larry Alexander, OD, Dallas, TX, Jeff Anshel, OD, San Diego, CA, Stephen Slade, MD, Houston, TX, Jack Holladay, MD, Houston, TX, Roger Steinert, MD, Irvine, CA, Paul Sternberg, MD, Nashville, TN, Stephen Whiting, PhD, San Diego, CA, Burton Goldberg, PhD, Tiburon, CA and Marsha Raanan, MS, Chicago, IL.