RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2015 /CNW/ -- NBTY, Inc., a global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins and nutritional supplements, today announced the appointment of Kevin Warren, to the position of President, NBTY International.
In this role, Kevin will provide strategic leadership in recognizing and optimizing opportunities for further geographic penetration and generating profitable, sustainable growth in both mature and emerging international markets. Kevin will be responsible for the creation of targeted growth strategies for brands such as Solgar®, Nature's Bounty® and MET-Rx®. He will drive the development of new business partnerships and oversee the maintenance of all vendor and affiliate relationships outside the Americas.
"I am delighted to welcome Kevin to NBTY. As the Company continues to grow, we recognize that the breadth and depth of our international business will play a pivotal role in helping to establish NBTY as the unequivocal global leader in wellness products," said Steve Cahillane, President and Chief Executive Officer of NBTY. "Kevin is a driven and effective leader with extensive global experience in consumer goods. He is uniquely qualified to lead our International business and I am confident that he will take it to new heights."
Kevin is joining the company following a successful career at Coca-Cola, where he held a variety of international leadership positions and delivered significant top and bottom line growth. Most recently he served as Region Director for Russia, Middle East and Africa in the Bottling Investments Group. Prior to that role, he was President and General Manager of Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) Canada. Additionally, he held the position of President and General Manager of CCE-United Kingdom. Under Kevin's tenure, this business became the most profitable business unit in Coca-Cola Enterprises globally. Before joining Coca-Cola, Kevin worked for The Walt Disney Company in the U.S. and various leisure and travel organizations in the U.K.
Kevin will begin his new role effective September 28th and will be based in the U.K. He is a graduate of Brockenhurst College and earned a law degree at Bristol University.
NBTY has enriched the lives of consumers around the world by introducing innovative products and solutions to the health and wellness marketplace for more than 40 years. Our ongoing mission to deliver the highest quality nutritional supplements and wellness products has resulted in an extensive portfolio of well-known and trusted brands, including Nature's Bounty®, Sundown Naturals®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Solgar ®, Balance Bar®, MET-Rx®, Pure Protein®, Body Fortress®, Puritan's Pride®, Vitamin World®, Holland & Barrett®, De Tuinen® and many others. As a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of more than 20,000 vitamins and nutritional supplements, NBTY is committed to supporting wellness by creating products that consumers want and making them easily available anywhere they shop. Learn more about our wellness vision and industry-leading products at www.nbty.com.
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