DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Dec 31, 2013) - MusclePharm Corporation (
The firm will serve as liaison for MusclePharm to the investment community, as well as provide counsel for strategic communications as MusclePharm embarks on its next stage of growth and development.
"The engagement of PondelWilkinson represents a timely step for MusclePharm, as we continue to build our company, forge new relationships with shareholders and the broader investment community, and look toward listing our shares on a senior exchange," said Brad Pyatt, MusclePharm's president and CEO. "Our decision was based on the firm's expertise in the consumer sector, as well as its experience over many years representing high profile growth companies."
"We are delighted to join forces at this important stage in the company's growth, helping to build further brand awareness in the corporate and investor communities for MusclePharm's distinctive leadership niche in the sports nutrition sector," said Roger Pondel, CEO of PondelWilkinson.
PondelWilkinson Inc., founded in 1968, provides investor relations and strategic public relations counsel to publicly traded, pre-public and privately owned companies in various industries, as well as marketing communications support for professional and financial services firms. View PondelWilkinson's website at www.pondel.com, and its blog at www.pwinsight.com.
MusclePharm® is a leading international, award-winning sports nutrition company offering vitamins and nutritional supplements which are available in more than 110 countries and available in 35,000+ retail outlets, including Costco, Dick's Sporting Goods, 24 Hour Fitness, Bally's, GNC, Vitamin Shoppe and Vitamin World. The company's brands are MusclePharm®, Arnold Schwarzenegger™ Series, and FitMiss™. The comprehensive lines of clinically-proven, safe and effective nutritional supplements are developed through a six-stage research process that utilizes the expertise of leading nutritional scientists, doctors and universities. For more information, visit www.musclepharmcorp.com. Follow the company at http://www.facebook.com/MusclePharm and www.Twitter.com/MusclePharm.
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