Cheryl Thallon

Founder, Managing Director

With more than 25 years experience in the natural products industry, Cheryl's resume includes working in health food stores, author of Vegetarian Edinburgh, editor of Natural Food Trader, Marketing/Managing Director at Solgar Vitamins UK, and finally as founder and Managing Director at Viridian Nutrition.

Chrissie Hammond

Nutritional Consultant - London

Trained in nutrition in Australia, Chrissie's arrival in London found her working in many of the capital's top health stores. By night, Chrissie is a beloved singer and star of musical theatre, by day she gives expert nutritional advice in top London specialist health stores - with a devoted fan-base for both her specialisations. She is a consultant to Viridian Nutrition.

Clare Longdon

Office Manager

Overseeing the back-office team here at Vitamin Towers, Clare guarantees speedy, reliable service every day. In addition, Clare is a talented artist - in fact, she designed two of our most successful exhibition stands to an award-winning level!

Jason Madlin

Web Guru

Jason is the man behind the screen, ensuring our website runs smoothly and securely. Jason also offers IT solutions to small and medium-sized businesses on both sides of the Atlantic.

Kate Rutt

Customer Service & Purchase Ledger

Kate is one of our most long-serving and capable customer service team members.  She takes responsibility for running the purchase ledger and provides a knowledgeable and excellent service to suppliers and customers alike.

Aimee Benbow

Director of Nutrition

Aimee has an honours degree in Nutrition from the University of Surrey and a masters degree in Nutritional Medicine. A qualified auditor, she oversees quality management systems and is responsible for ingredient review, holistic health research, new product formulation and education.

Sharon Jones

Purchasing & Logistics

Sharon looks after our purchasing and logistics. Sharon has a BA(Hons) Degree in Business Studies and she manages our stock levels to ensure that our products are available.  Sharon played County standard tennis for many years and is now a keen golfer.

John Fletcher

UK Sales Manager

With a wealth of experience in retail and in the natural products sector, John has an encyclopaedic knowledge of all-things nutritional.

Cathy Hughes

Territory Manager – London East

Cathy has a wealth of experience in the natural products industry and is a welcome visitor to health food stores, giving business and nutritional advice.

Tom Welch

Marketing & Events Manager

Responsible for events, international and domestic customer relations. Tom is a gifted sportsman with numerous marathons and triathlons under his belt.

Emma Goode

Customer Service

With a bright, friendly manner Emma is a capable and highly valued member of the customer service team.   She is first voice to answer when you call Vitamin Towers (our Viridian HQ).  Her dedication to providing a customer focused service has enabled her to build excellent customer relationships.

Jenny Carson

Technical Services Manager

Inspired by sport and healthy living, Jenny achieved a first class honours degree in Nutritional Science and is a Master of Research (MRes) in Public Health. On graduation she was quickly employed at Viridian Nutrition to expand the Technical Services department, where she thrives off the client interaction whilst keeping abreast with research developments. 

Taylor Clarke

Warehouse Team Leader

Young, bright and enthusiastic, Taylor is a valued member of the warehouse team working to ensure speedy, accurate and efficient service of goods in and out of our Northamptonshire facility.

Sue Eaton

International & Domestic Sales Support Office Manager

With more than 20 years sales experience, Sue offers sales administrative support to the UK sales team and our international distributors.

Maxine Berrill

Warehouse Operative

Maxine is a highly dependable and skilled member of the warehouse team with a strong work ethic. She ensures speedy and accurate service of goods in and out of our Northamptonshire facility.

Lei Chan

Communications & PR Manager

A former journalist with 10+ years’ experience in newspapers and PR, Lei is a valuable member of the marketing team focussed on supporting Viridian’s customers and increasing brand awareness.

Phil Beard

Technical Educator

Phil’s role is to educate groups of health stores and their customers. Highly qualified, Phil has an MSc in Nutrition and Health from Manchester Metropolitan University and a BA Hons in Sports Coaching and Strength Conditioning. Previously employed as Health and Wellbeing Trainer in the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. 

Jan Mills

Territory Manager for the South West

Jan has 17 years’ experience of the natural products industry supporting health food stores, with more than half of her career directly involved in the food supplement sector. A fan of organics and sustainable living, Jan is passionate about supporting people to wellness. Her perfect relax moment is walking on the beautiful north Cornish Coast and enjoying the tranquil scenery.

Lewis Hill

Territory Manager for the North East & North East Scotland

Lewis has a wealth of experience in project management, which includes sales and customer focussed visits. Lewis has a degree in sports science, and his ideal wind down is playing golf and the guitar every now-and-again. Health and fitness is certainly in Lewis’ DNA.   

Sami Spagnuolo

Territory Manager - London

Sami has 10 years’ involvement in the health industry and a background in physiotherapy and sports nutrition. Her experience of working in a health food store enables her to understand the needs of health retailers and their customers. She is passionate about helping people to achieve better health in mind, body and spirit, and is committed to working with organisations with strong ethical business practices. 

Sami loves taking walks to reconnect with nature and recharge.

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