SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Trevor Parsons, Xenia von Wedel, Peter Silva, Glenn Rossman, Ava Smith

News Feed Item

Former Nelsons US President David Hinton Takes On Nelsons CEO Role

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nelsons, the UK's leading and Europe's longest established manufacturer of natural healthcare products, has appointed David Hinton as CEO of Nelsons. He has moved from the US to take the helm at Nelsons' Head Office in Wimbledon and replaces Najib Fayad, who retires after seven years as COO.   

David's appointment follows a hugely successful period of growth and global expansion for Nelsons during a particularly challenging time for natural healthcare and the global economy. He is charged with building on the company's solid foundations to drive the strategic vision and take Nelsons to the next level following a busy year of improvements to the company's infrastructure.

And he couldn't be better placed, as his previous position was President of Nelson Bach USA (US, Canada and Latin America) where he led distribution of the RESCUE® range and Nelsons H+Care® Hemorrhoid Relief Cream into mainstream mass drug outlets including CVS pharmacies and Walgreens. David was also responsible for the launch of pur-Absorb Iron into mass retail channels supported by an extensive marketing campaign and TV advertising.

David's resume includes 25 years of consumer and pharmaceutical experience ranging from general management, marketing, sales, finance, manufacturing and mergers and acquisitions experience. Prior to joining Nelsons, he held President and CEO positions with various consumer packaged goods companies, responsible for turn-around or growth objectives as well as repositioning companies, business units and brands domestically and internationally. David comments "From working for Nelsons in the US, I know the company, I know the owners and I enjoyed working with my predecessor, but I'm ready to bring something new to Nelsons. As CEO, I'm looking forward to taking what is already a successful company and making it more efficient, more innovative and ultimately bigger."

Nelsons Chairman Robert Wilson says "Hiring David as CEO is the right direction for the company now and we are extremely confident that he will lead our business to deliver our ambitions. His experience and successes in the USA absolutely convinced us that he is the right person to take Nelsons into a new era globally."

Notes to Editors
Nelsons is a family-owned business and is the UK's leading and Europe's oldest established manufacturer of natural healthcare products. Nelsons has a long-standing commitment to supplying the highest quality products meeting all regulatory and quality standards. Their brands are recognized globally and are sold in over 70 countries worldwide with subsidiary offices in Boston in the US and Hamburg in Germany and a distributor office in Monaco.

The Nelsons brand portfolio includes Rescue® Remedy, Bach® Original Flower Remedies, Arnicare®, Nelsons® Homeopathy, Spatone® pur-Absorb Iron™ and Nelsons Pure & Clear®.

SOURCE Nelsons

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
The 4th International DevOps Summit, co-located with16th International Cloud Expo – being held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY – announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's large...
"There is a natural synchronization between the business models, the IoT is there to support ,” explained Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder and Chief Architect of Aria Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 15th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions is simplifying the cloud-purchasing experience for its clients, with the launch of Verizon Cloud Marketplace, a key foundational component of the company's robust ecosystem of enterprise-class technologies. The online storefront will initially feature pre-built cloud-based services from AppDynamics, Hitachi Data Systems, Juniper Networks, PfSense and Tervela. Available globally to enterprises using Verizon Cloud, Verizon Cloud Marketplace provides a one-stop shop fo...
Leysin American School is an exclusive, private boarding school located in Leysin, Switzerland. Leysin selected an OpenStack-powered, private cloud as a service to manage multiple applications and provide development environments for students across the institution. Seeking to meet rigid data sovereignty and data integrity requirements while offering flexible, on-demand cloud resources to users, Leysin identified OpenStack as the clear choice to round out the school's cloud strategy. Additional...
The major cloud platforms defy a simple, side-by-side analysis. Each of the major IaaS public-cloud platforms offers their own unique strengths and functionality. Options for on-site private cloud are diverse as well, and must be designed and deployed while taking existing legacy architecture and infrastructure into account. Then the reality is that most enterprises are embarking on a hybrid cloud strategy and programs. In this Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo (http://www.CloudComputingExpo.com...
We are all here because we are sold on the transformative promise of The Cloud. But what good is all of this ephemeral, on-demand infrastructure if your usage doesn't actually improve the agility and speed of your business? How must Operations adapt in order to avoid stifling your Cloud initiative? In his session at DevOps Summit, Damon Edwards, co-founder and managing partner of the DTO Solutions, will highlight the successful organizational, process, and tooling patterns of high-performing c...
The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it’s been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprises the IoT, you’ll see that it includes everything from cloud computing, Big Data analytics, “Things,” Web communication, applications, network, storage, etc. It is essentially including everything connected online from ha...
Software-driven innovation is becoming a primary approach to how businesses create and deliver new value to customers. A survey of 400 business and IT executives by the IBM Institute for Business Value showed businesses that are more effective at software delivery are also more profitable than their peers nearly 70 percent of the time (1). DevOps provides a way for businesses to remain competitive, applying lean and agile principles to software development to speed the delivery of software that ...
Docker offers a new, lightweight approach to application portability. Applications are shipped using a common container format and managed with a high-level API. Their processes run within isolated namespaces that abstract the operating environment independently of the distribution, versions, network setup, and other details of this environment. This "containerization" has often been nicknamed "the new virtualization." But containers are more than lightweight virtual machines. Beyond their small...
The move in recent years to cloud computing services and architectures has added significant pace to the application development and deployment environment. When enterprise IT can spin up large computing instances in just minutes, developers can also design and deploy in small time frames that were unimaginable a few years ago. The consequent move toward lean, agile, and fast development leads to the need for the development and operations sides to work very closely together. Thus, DevOps become...
Cloud Expo 2014 TV commercials will feature @ThingsExpo, which was launched in June, 2014 at New York City's Javits Center as the largest 'Internet of Things' event in the world.

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is bringing a greater level of control, security and flexibility to cloud-based application development and delivery with a single-tenant version of Bluemix, IBM's

An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and asse...
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Chief Ar...
Technology is enabling a new approach to collecting and using data. This approach, commonly referred to as the "Internet of Things" (IoT), enables businesses to use real-time data from all sorts of things including machines, devices and sensors to make better decisions, improve customer service, and lower the risk in the creation of new revenue opportunities. In his General Session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Dave Wagstaff, Vice President and Chief Architect at BSQUARE Corporation, discuss the ...