New CEO Appointed At Nelsons’ US Office
BOSTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Nelsons, the UK’s leading manufacturer of natural healthcare products, has appointed John Tucker President and CEO of Nelson Bach USA, Ltd., the US subsidiary office based in Boston. He replaces David Hinton who will continue to work as a consultant to the company supporting John and his team.
This appointment follows a year of commercial success for Nelsons brands in the US who have extended distribution of the RESCUE® range and H+Care® Hemorrhoid Cream from natural health retailers into mainstream mass drug outlets including CVS and Walgreens. Pur-Absorb Iron(TM) was also launched into mass supported by an extensive marketing campaign and TV advertising.
John is a graduate of Plymouth State University and has a MBA from Southern New Hampshire University. He is a senior pharmaceutical business executive with over 20 years of general management, marketing, sales and distribution experience. Prior to joining Nelsons, John held President and Chief Commercial Officer positions with various pharmaceuticals companies including AMAG Pharmaceuticals and Incline Therapeutics and has repositioned companies, launched products and built successful organizations.
John comments “After last year’s solid distribution developments and product launches, I look forward to pushing Nelsons brands even further into the US mass market. We have a solid foundation with our existing product portfolio, exciting new products in development, and a number of big opportunities for 2014 and beyond. I’m thrilled to be working with the Nelsons team during this period of record growth and expansion.”
Nelsons Chairman Robert Wilson says “The US is a key growth market for Nelsons and I believe John can take what we’ve achieved already and drive our strategic plan forward, bringing more Nelsons brands to the US public.”
Nelsons is a wholly owned subsidiary of London based A. Nelsons & Co. Ltd., the UK’s largest and one of Europe’s oldest manufacturers of natural healthcare and homeopathy products. For over 150 years, Nelsons has been internationally recognized for its long-standing commitment to supplying the highest quality natural medicines that meet all regulatory and quality standards. Since 1995, Nelsons USA has been the sole North American distributor of the Bach® Original Flower Remedies, the RESCUE Remedy® family of products, Spatone® purAbsorb(TM) Iron supplement, Nelsons® H+care(TM) Hemorrhoid products, Nelsons® Homeopathy and the Nelsons® Pure & Clear(TM) skin care system. For more information on our products, please visit us at www.nelsonsnaturalworld.com or call us at 1-800-319-9151.
Contact: Kim Knoblauch, 978-722-3662, KimKnoblauch@nelsons.net