Simi Valley, CA (March 2011) – derma e® Natural Bodycare, a pioneer in formulating cutting-edge effective natural skin-care products, has announced that Presence Marketing Southwest has been named derma e’s 2010 Broker of the Year. This annual award is given to the brokerage group that achieves a high level of success based on such parameters as increased sales, effective communication, efficiency, pro-activity and innovation.

The award-winner was announced by derma e’s North American Sales Manager Gina Ferrato at a breakfast ceremony on March 11, 2011, at the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California. Brokers from the US, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and the Philippines were in attendance.

Presence Marketing Southwest began working with derma e’s extensive line of more than 90 natural anti-aging and solution oriented skin-care products in March 2010. Overall, the team successfully capitalized on the growing momentum of derma e. Their strong relationships with key accounts, hard work and dedication at store level, and excellent use of sales tools resulted in incredible growth for the southwest region.

“Presence Marketing Southwest has been a wonderful asset to derma e. The successful collaboration between their team and our southwest sales manager offers retailers outstanding support, and has increased exposure of the derma e brand.  We look forward to continued success in this partnership in 2011,” says Ferrato.

For more than 25 years, derma e Natural Bodycare has pioneered the development of high-performance antioxidant skincare solutions. This award-winning, comprehensive line offers over 90 SKUs that are free of parabens, phthalates, sodium lauryl sulfates, mineral oil and lanolin, and are cruelty-free, 100-percent vegan and manufactured with wind energy. derma e can be found in more than 5,000 retail outlets across the U.S., with additional distribution internationally and on derma e is family owned and operated and dedicated to serving the natural products retailer.