LOS ANGELES — Hyland’s on Thursday promoted Les Hamilton to EVP Hyland’s and VP sales of Standard Homeopathic Co., Hyland’s parent company.
“Over the last year and a half, I have seen Hyland’s sales growth outpace the industry, due to the hard work of the entire Hyland’s team and its efforts to provide consumers natural solutions to feeling better,” stated Hamilton. “I feel honored to be leading such a great group of people and am excited to see where the next few years take us as we continue to offer our retail partners safe, effective and natural medicines that will help grow their business.”
As EVP, Hamilton will continue to guide the company’s sales organization in the food, drug and mass channels as well as the natural markets. He will also take a more active role in the executive leadership of the company
Hamilton joined Hyland’s in October 2011 from The Emerson Group, where he had served as field sales manager for seven years. While with The Emerson Group, Hamilton managed accounts of all sizes, most notably the Target business for all of Emerson’s OTC products. Hamilton’s prior experience includes almost 10 years at Target Corporation where he held different positions including category manager for numerous pharmacy categories and all OTC private label items.
Hamilton graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science degree in both marketing and management.