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03/18/2022

CHPA welcomes new members, elects board members and officers

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association elected new board members and officers, as well as 19 new members at its annual Self-Care Leadership Summit.
Sandra Levy
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At its annual Self-Care Leadership Summit this week in Aventura, Fla., The Consumer Healthcare Products Association welcomed 19 new members since last year.

The new members include five manufacturers and 14 associate members — reflecting the broadening landscape in personal healthcare including over-the-counter medicines, dietary supplements and consumer medical devices, the company said. 

Additionally, the association and CHPA Educational Foundation also elected several new board members and officers.

[Read more: Roundtable: CHPA's ingoing and outgoing chairs discuss state of consumer health care]

New manufacturer members include: Alliance Pharma, which makes OTC brands Vamousse and dietary supplement brands Amberen Menopause & Perimenopause Multi-Symptom Relief; Beurer North America, makers of consumer medical devices including nebulizers, blood pressure monitors, TENS/EMS devices and heating pads; Blueroot Health, which manufactures dietary supplement brands such as Vital Nutrients, Hyperbiotics Probiotics and Bariatric Fusion; Scholl’s Wellness, which makes OTC brands – including Scholl’s Clear Away Wart, Corn, Callus removers; Duragel Callus, Corn Remover; Ingrown Toenail; Liquid Corn and Callus Remover; and, One Step Corn Removers – as well as consumer medical device brand Dr. Scholl’s Insoles and Custom Fit Orthotics; and, Sea-Band, which produces OTCs including anti-nausea ginger gum and consumer medical devices like acupressure wrist bands.

“Companies interested in OTCs, supplements, and devices are increasingly finding a fit with CHPA’s vision of personal healthcare,” Scott Melville, president and CEO of CHPA, said, “and we’re thrilled to bring these companies on-board to help advance the association’s mission and to push the industry forward.”

[Read More: CHPA names recipient of Ivan D. Combe Lifetime Achievement Award]

New associate members who provide products and services to manufacturers include companies in the following areas:

  • Clinical research and testing: Eurofins Food, Feed and Supplement and PPD;
  • Brand strategy: Strategy Concepts;
  • Data and analysis: Klick and Nailbiter;
  • Marketing: 5by5;
  • Nonprofits: American Dental Association and Dispensary of Hope;
  • Packaging: Amcor;
  • Private equity/venture capital: Houlihan Lokey and Oak View Point Partners;
  • CMO: Premier Brands of America and Sofgen Pharmaceuticals; and 
  • Sales and marketing: Crossmark

Each year CHPA elects one-third of its board of directors, and newly elected board members include:

  • Michelle Wang Goodridge, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health (chair of the Association);
  •  David Bankeroff, Alcon Laboratories;
  • James Barickman, Infirst Healthcare;
  •  Peter Borsuk, Lansinoh Laboratories;
  •  Agustin Caceres, Genomma Lab USA;
  •  Glenn Davis, Competitive Promotion Report;
  •  John Ferris, Bausch + Lomb;
  •  Tim Grannan, Blistex; 
  •  John Incledon, Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical;
  •  Lisa Paley, GSK Consumer Healthcare;
  •  Carlyn Solomon, Santa Cruz Nutritionals;
  •  Robert Sanders, IRI;
  •  Chris Tedesco, Reckitt;
  • Bruce Weiss, Church & Dwight; and
  • Daniel Yim, Kobayashi Consumer Products;

Two new board members were elected to the CHPA Educational Foundation:

  • Helene Pamon, Sanofi Consumer Healthcare; and
  • Saumya Mishra, Nestle Health Science.
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