NORTHRIDGE, Calif., June 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmavite LLC, one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of high-quality vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements announced it has appointed Matthew Roberts to the role of Executive Vice President, Chief Technical and Quality Officer. In this new role, Roberts will report directly to Pharmavite's CEO and oversee the following departments: Research and Development, Scientific Affairs, Quality and some areas of Regulatory Affairs.
This newly created position supports Pharmavite's ongoing commitment to be a quality-driven, science-based organization. With this role, all areas of quality and science and technology will be under the same organizational umbrella, creating an even stronger synergy between the connection of science to the commercial elements of the business.
"I'm extremely pleased to welcome Matthew to our Pharmavite team," said Noriko Tojo, CEO of Pharmavite. "Over the course of his career, Matthew has achieved strong results driving the successful introduction of consumer centric new products, and implementing cutting edge science and technologies that have resulted in meaningful results in the marketplace. This extensive, multi-faceted experience is the perfect combination for his new leadership role at Pharmavite."
Roberts is a business focused R&D leader with a significant track record of success at organizations including NBTY, Abbott Nutrition Research & Development and Nestle. His work, primarily in the consumer product goods industry, has focused on nutrition, research, product development and general business management. His previous roles include Chief Scientific Officer at NBTY; research-focused leadership roles at Abbott; and research, product development and business leadership roles at Nestle, both in the U.S. and Switzerland.
Roberts holds a Doctorate in Comparative and Environmental Toxicology from Cornell University as well as a Master of Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Science in Plant Molecular Biology from Purdue University.
For 45 years, Pharmavite LLC has been a trusted leader in the wellness industry, earning the trust of healthcare professionals, consumers, and retailers by manufacturing high-quality vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements under its Nature Made® brand. Based in Northridge, California, Pharmavite LLC operates as a subsidiary of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. For more information, please visit www.pharmavite.com.
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