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Carlin Consumer Health Names Scott Chapman chief executive officer
Carlin Consumer Health has announced that Scott Chapman has been appointed chief executive officer.
Chapman has more than 30 years of consumer products experience and a strong track record for successfully renovating existing brands, driving margin expansion and accelerating value creation in the OTC space, the company said.
Carlin is a consumer health business established by Hildred Capital Management, Bourne Partners Strategic Capital and The Emerson Group.
“We are thrilled to welcome Scott as Carlin’s first CEO,” said Andrew Goldman, managing partner of Hildred Capital Management. “As a seasoned consumer brand executive, Scott will lead Carlin’s acquisition strategy and help to drive growth of its acquired consumer brands. With more than 15 years of experience providing strategic and operational leadership at OTC businesses, we are confident that Scott is the right person to lead the build-out of Carlin’s platform and drive profitability and growth for the firm’s portfolio of brands, including its flagship brand, Zegerid OTC.”
Chapman joins Carlin from Advanced Vision Research, the consumer health division of Akorn Operating Company LLC, where he most recently served as general manager and senior vice president. At AVR, Mr. Chapman tripled sales, revitalized AVR’s consumer brand portfolio and optimized its global supply chain, Carlin said. Prior to AVR, Chapman was executive director at Bausch + Lomb.
“I’m excited by the opportunity to lead Carlin and drive the growth of our business,” Chapman said. “Carlin’s operationally focused strategy and collaborative approach to partnering with retailers will enable us to build great brands and enhance consumer health and wellness. I look forward to working alongside the team at Hildred, Bourne and Emerson to capitalize on compelling market opportunities and drive value creation for all of Carlin’s stakeholders.”