Go Vita Distributors
Ann Cattelan is a complementary healthcare specialist with broad experience spanning 34 years.
She’s worked with Go Vita Distributors for 17 years and currently heads up national marketing and new product development. Over the years Ann has been closely involved with supplier liaison and product ranging with Go Vita Distributors. She’s also editor of the award-winning Go magazine.
With a Science Degree in Biochemistry and Histology, and post graduate qualifications in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine, Marketing and Public Relations, Ann has worked in both marketing and technical capacities with a number of natural health brands, including Vitaplex, Blackmores and Efamol Australasia, for which she established as a branch office to the UK in 1996 for five years.
Her roles have included trade, health professional and consumer communications, marketing and promotions, training and professional education, new product development and strategic planning. She was instrumental in establishing the Journal of Complementary Medicine and Natural Health & Beauty Magazine.
Ann has contributed to various industry committees including NFA, ACRN and CHC and was an interim board member when the NFA and ACRN amalgamated to form the CHC. She is also a former Board Member of the CMBDN (Complementary Medicines Business Development Network) formed to bridge the gap between complementary medicines and medical industries. She was also part of the industry crisis management team at the time of the Pan recall in 2003.
Ann was awarded ‘Outstanding Young Achiever of the Year’ for the Australian Complementary Healthcare Industry 1995. And in 2010 was awarded complementary medicine's most prestigious accolade, the Lady Cilento Award for outstanding contributions to the industry.