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Occupation: Executive Manager Industry: Personal Care, Apparel, Fashion & Beauty
Country: United States City: New York
State: New York ZIP: 10520

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Michael A. Z.

P.O. Box

Croton on Hudson, NY



Strong Leadership, Strategic, and Business Development Skills

Extensive Global, MultiFunction, Healthcare Brands Experience

Sales & Marketing / Operations Background

Extensive Turnaround & Startup Experience


Energetic leader with proven abilities to envision, create, and execute successful outcomes in complex, highly competitive situations. Extensive global multifunction experience in CPG, NutraceuticalsDietary Supplements, OTC, Pharmaceuticals, and Health Care products in the public and private company sectors.   Consistent record of success in creating and growing businesses via strategic marketing, product development, sales execution, operational disciplines, and cGMP quality systems.  Passion for creating and leading business teams driven by teamwork and people development practicing the servantleader management style.

Professional Experience

Nutrition , Inc., Purchase, New York                                                          July, Present

$ million public company NASDAQ – NXXI marketer of Nutraceuticals and dietary supplement brands and proprietary ingredients.  Recognized as one of the best, sciencebased Nutraceuticals – Dietary Supplement companies in the United States.

President & Chief Executive Officer, Board Director

  • Developed and executed a turnaround combined with a startup strategy to grow revenues, profits, and longterm equity value.
  • Led company to record the first EBITDA profit in seven years; also, recorded first Net Income in nine years.
  • Developed and executed a dynamic strategic plan leveraging the strengths and synergies of the three operating divisions.
  • Developed new partnering relationships with contract manufacturers and other strategic suppliers resulting in better service, terms and pricing.
  • Established Brands platform under the Iceland Health brand synergizing the Direct Response Division with the Mass Retail Division. 
  • Led company to expand internationally: Europe, Canada, and Middle East.

    Nutritional Laboratories International, Inc., Missoula, Montana                              

    $ million private equity owned contract manufacturer and marketer of nutraceuticals, OTC’s, homeopathy, and dietary supplement products.   Recognized by Dun & Bradstreet and Entrepreneur magazine as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the United States.  

    President & Chief Executive Officer, Board Director

  • Developed and executed turnaround strategy to grow revenues, profits, and longterm equity value.
  • Led expansion of two FDAapproved, cGMP manufacturing facilities: Rx ,OTC, Homeopathic capable
  • Expanded and validated manufacturing systems to be ready for imminent new dietary supplement GMP’s.
  • Expanded core business into the more profitable & sustainable Rx, OTC and homeopathic segments.
  • Established Brands platform to develop, acquire and launch higher margin, equitybuilding revenue: Alternative Health Products division
  • Expanded all business segments into International markets; established Distributor network.
  • Overhead cuts generating over $ million in cost savings.
  • Established Lean Manufacturing and improved productivity based on select Six Sigma principles.  
  • Pharmaceutical Formulations, Inc., Edison, New Jersey                                             

    $ MM fastgrowing public company OTC Bulletin BoardPHFR: manufacturer and marketer of OTC products in the contract manufacturing,  private label, and branded markets.

    President & Chief Operating Officer, Board Director

  • Responsibility for two FDAapproved, cGMP manufacturing facilities: Rx and OTC capable, over employees in two locations.
  • Refocused company via Profitable Growth initiatives by establishing fivepronged strategy for sustained revenue and profit growth
  • Private Brand OTC’s, Contract Manufacturing, National Brand Platform, and International Development.
  • Established a platform company Konsyl™ Division to acquire and market equitybuilding brands.
  • Established OTCGeneric Rx Products JV to bring Chinese company through the FDA’s ANDA process.
  • Pioneered innovative Consortium of suppliers to gain leverage and competitive advantages in consolidating, commoditized market.  
  • Lander Co., Inc., Englewood, New Jersey                                                                     

    $ million privately held manufacturer and marketer of personal care products. The Lander® and Ranir Brands® are Value Brand leaders competing in the health, personal and Oral care categories.  Lander’s Private Label subsidiary, Custom Health Care, pioneered the innovative  “Exclusive Brands” strategy for major food, drug and mass retailers. The Premier Consumer Products division marketed niche national brands. Ranir is a leading Dental Products company serving the massmarket retailers with Store Brands and innovative Exclusive Brands. 

    President & Chief Executive Officer

  • Transitioned this unstable $ million company into a $ million profitable growth enterprise with three divisions spanning the high growth  areas of the consumer and OTC products markets.
  • Recruited dynamic management team; won prestigious “REX” award as Best Private Brand Company.
  • Integrated information systems and operational disciplines both domestically and internationally. Increased company productivity by % via manufacturing process improvements and cost reductions.
  • Generated over $ million in savings over two years by optimizing human and capital resources, introducing costsaving manufacturing processes, and automation of packaging.
  • Intensified customer service across the supply chain; created partnerships with key suppliers.
  • M&A: acquired companies Ranir & Premier Brands, plant facility Clairol Camarillo, CA, and negotiated various product licensing agreements.
  • Created innovative “Store Within a Store” concept for Lander Value Brands.; adopted by WalMart.
  • Engineered and executed startup Divisions of Lander: Custom Health Care Division: pioneered the innovative Exclusive Brand strategy; created and established the Kid’s Zone brand as a leading National Brand for WalMart. Won REX Retail Excellence award in and .  International Division: created Global strategy resulting in more profitable incremental sales.  Aligned Division’s strategy and objectives with customers’ global strategies.

    Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, New Jersey                                                         

    Vice President, Business Development, Consumer Products Sector Returned to J&J to successfully execute strategies leveraging the consumer sector franchises internally among the various J&J companies, and externally with key customers and suppliers. Served as the key executive contact between all Trade entities and the J&J Consumer sector  franchises.   Searched global markets for strategic new business opportunities.   

    Marion Merrell Dow Consumer Products Division, Cincinnati, Ohio                          $ million OTC Products division Startup driven to switch Seldane from the

    prescription to over the counter markets.         

    Director of OTC Sales

    Led the development and execution of the strategic sales and marketing plans to extend key businesses and OTC brands into the mass markets.   In addition to the Seldane launch, also grew corebrands including Cepacol™, Citrucel™, Novahistineand other OTC brands.  

    Johnson & Johnson, Sales Management: VP of sales                    

    Progressed through various field sales management positions in Baby Products, Health Care

    and Chicopee Divisions from Territory Manager to  VP of sales for the $ million Personal Products Company.  Responsibilities included direct, broker, marketing, National Accounts, 

    and crossfunctional sales teams.  Won various top sales and sales management awards.   

    Professional Affiliations & Education

  • Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. MTXXNASDAQ                                                       
  •       Board Director Present: Compensation and Governance Committees

  • Consumer Healthcare Products Association CHPA                                          
  •       Board Director Present

  • GMA Grocery Manufacturers of America                                                       
  • Former Member, Presidents Advisory Council

  • GMDC General Merchandise Distributors Council                                         
  • Former Chairman, Health & Beauty Care Advisory Board 

  • NWDA National Wholesale Drug Association                                                       
  • Former Chairman of Chairman’s Advisory Board


  • Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia         Major: Business Administration
  • Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts
  •       HBS Executive Education: Corporate Governance Series




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