Matthew Roberts, 50, has served as the Company’s Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President of Innovation since November 2018.
From May 2017 to May 2018, Dr. Roberts served as Chief Technology and Quality Officer at Pharmavite, LLC, a consumer packaged goods manufacturer of vitamins, minerals and supplements under Nature Made® brand. Dr. Roberts also served as Chief Scientific Officer from May 2015 to August 2016 at NBTY, Inc., a manufacturer of vitamins and nutritional supplements. From 2010 to 2015, Dr. Roberts held leadership roles at Abbott Nutrition as Vice President of Global Product Research and Development and Vice President of Strategic Research. From 1997 to 2009, Dr. Roberts held various positions at Nestle S.A, Nestle USA and Nestle Purina Pet Care, including Assistant Vice President of Confectionary Strategic Business Unit.
Dr. Roberts received his Ph.D. in Environmental and Comparative Toxicology from Cornell University, his Master of Business Administration from the Olin School of Business at Washington University and his B.S. in Plant Molecular Biology and Physiology from Purdue University.