In a press release issued today, Nuritas Ltd. announced the appointment of ex Pfizer Nutrition and Nestle President, Emmet Browne, as its Chief Executive Officer.
Nuritas has developed a proprietary technology using big data techniques to discover bioactive, natural peptides for use in the functional & medical food, personal care, and nutritional supplement markets which are currently estimated to be worth €200B.
Browne brings 25 years working in the pharmaceutical, nutrition and healthcare sectors, including a key role in overseeing, preparing and delivering the sale of Pfizer Nutrition to Nestle for €11.85B in the world’s biggest healthcare deal of 2012.
Dr Brian O'Neill, Manager of Enterprise Ireland, HPSU Industrial & Lifesciences welcomed this announcement saying, "Nuritas is a prime example of how highly innovative indigenous thinking can deliver global impact that will help drive the Irish economy of the future. Strong leadership is a proven driver of business success and Enterprise Ireland looks forward to seeing this business develop and grow on the world stage."
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