Advantice Health is led by a group of OTC and Health Care veterans, that share a common drive to deliver industry-leading brand growth through investment, innovation and acquisition.
Chief Executive Officer
Kristin Recchiuti is a sales and marketing veteran with over 25 years of experience in building consumer healthcare brands at Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson. She has a demonstrated history of achieving sustainable growth across an array of businesses — from challenger brands to leading national brands. Most recently, Kristin served as the Chief Commercial Officer at Advantice Health.
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Jim Mastakas has over 22 years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry. Past companies include Wyeth, Mylan, Sandoz, Corepharma, Amneal and E&Y. Jim’s most recent roles included CFO and interim CEO. Jim has led numerous acquisitions during his career, including the $7 billion transaction of Amneal for which he was awarded “deal of the year” award from NJTC.
Chief Marketing Officer
Carly Baron has over two decades of marketing and general management experience driving brand growth in US, Asia Pacific and Global roles. Carly spent her career at Johnson & Johnson and Amgen, were she created a track record of success across skincare, OTC medicines, nutrition and neuroscience categories. Most recently, Carly joins us from Amgen where she held roles as VP US Neuroscience and VP Global Customer Capabilities.
Senior Vice President of Sales
Jason Tyler joined Advantice Health in April 2019 as Senior Vice President of Sales. Jason brings more than 25 years of diverse commercial experience along with a deep passion for brand building to Advantice Health. Over the past few decades in the CPG industry, he has pursued this passion across a broad range of business models, product categories, brand portfolios, and functional disciplines. Jason has held leadership positions of increasing responsibility for Wyeth, J&J, GSK and the Emerson Group. Most recently, he served as a member of the US Sales Leadership Team for the private equity backed portfolio of Fleet Laboratories that doubled its value in two years.
Senior Director International Sales
Gunilla Wengström has more than 25 years of experience from sales and marketing in the global arena. She has pharmaceutical experience both locally in Sweden and UK, as well as in global brand building and sales excellence. Prior to Advantice Health Gunilla held a Director position at Moberg Pharma growing the business by establishing partner sales across the globe. She has held leadership roles at Moberg Pharma, Mylan, Orion Pharma prior to Advantice Health.
Senior Vice President of Operations, Quality and Technical Service
Paul Hennessey joined Advantice Health in August 2019 as head of Operations, Quality and Technical Services. He brings 30 years of CPG and Healthcare experience in operational areas including supply chain, project management, engineering, manufacturing, procurement and business development. Most recently, Paul ran Sales and Business Development at Contract Pharmacal Corp, an industry-leading contract developer and manufacturer of tablets and capsules. Prior roles included VP of Operations for Prestige Consumer Healthcare and a variety of roles during his 20 years at Wyeth Consumer Healthcare.
Vice President of Finance
Martin Gargiule has over 18 years of experience leading the finance functions within the pharmaceutical industry. Past companies include Amneal Pharmaceuticals, G&W Laboratories, Sandoz, Mylan Laboratories and Deloitte. He has a demonstrated a history of building highly effective finance teams within the accounting, planning, reporting and treasury areas. He has led projects to successfully implement companywide ERP systems and integrate acquisition efficiently. Martin’s most recent roles included Vice President Finance – Financial Planning & Analysis and Vice President Finance – Corporate Controller.
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