September 21, 2014 7:22 PM ET

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Company Overview of NBTY, Inc.

Company Overview

NBTY, Inc. manufactures, markets, distributes, and retails vitamins, nutritional supplements, and related products in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: Wholesale, European Retail, Direct Response/E-Commerce, and North American Retail. The company offers vitamins, minerals, herbs, and supplements products; and food products, such as fruits and nuts. It sells its products to merchandisers, club stores, drug store chains, supermarkets, independent pharmacies, health food stores, and military and other retailers under the Nature's Bounty, Osteo Bi-Flex, Pure Protein, Body Fortress, Sundown, MET-Rx, Balance Bar, and Ester-C brand names; health and natural f...

2100 Smithtown Avenue

Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

United States

Founded in 1971

13,300 Employees



Key Executives for NBTY, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 48
Founder and Consultant
Age: 85
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 40
President of Global Wholesale
Age: 44
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Age: 61
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

NBTY, Inc. Key Developments

NBTY Introduces New Star Wars Brand Gummy Vitamins

NBTY, Inc. has introduced new Star Wars brand Gummy Vitamins, which are available in three complete multi-vitamin formulations, with over 10 essential vitamins and minerals and an immune support formula. They feature iconic Star Wars characters and great intergalactic taste. Featuring limited edition labels and gummy shapes inspired by classic Star Wars characters, the debut product line is available in four formulations. Star Wars "Villain" Complete Multi-Vitamin Gummies includes essential vitamins and minerals including: Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Folic Acid; Darth Vader, Stormtrooper and Boba Fett shapes; and three flavors: mixed Berry, raspberry and pineapple. Star Wars Complete Multi-Vitamin Sour Gummies provide over 10 essential vitamins and minerals; Yoda shapes; natural sour apple flavor. Star Wars "Hero" Complete Multi-Vitamin Gummies provide Vitamin A, B Vitamins, Vitamin C and other essential vitamins and minerals; Chewbacca, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Millennium Falcon, and Star Wars logo shapes; and three flavors: tropical, fruit punch, and orange. Star Wars Immune Support Complex Gummies provide essential vitamins to help maintain a healthy immune system, including Vitamin C for immune support and Vitamins B-6 and B-12 to support energy metabolism; R2-D2 and C-3PO shapes in orange and blue raspberry flavors. For children 2-3 years of age, chew one gummy daily. Star Wars Gummy Vitamins are free of milk or milk derivatives. Available now wherever vitamins are sold, the MSRP is between $9.99-$10.69 for a 120-count bottle. The label graphics will change with new theatrical releases of Star Wars, so each of the Star Wars Gummy Vitamin formulations has the appeal of a collectors' item.

NBTY, Inc. and Alphabet Holding Company, Inc. Announce Executive Changes

On September 8, 2014, NBTY, Inc. and Alphabet Holding Company, Inc. each announced that its board of directors has accepted the resignation of Michael Collins from his position as Chief Financial Officer of the company and NBTY, effective September 5, 2014. The company and NBTY also each announced the appointment of Dipak Golechha as its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 25, 2014. Mr. Golechha comes to NBTY and Alphabet Holding from Chobani, where he served as Chief Financial Officer.

NBTY, Inc. and Alphabet Holding Company, Inc. Announces Management Changes, Effective from September 8, 2014

On August 19, 2014, NBTY, Inc. announced that its board of directors has accepted the resignation of Jeff Nagel from his position as Chief Executive Officer of the company, as a member of the Board and as a member of the Board's Executive Committee, effective September 8, 2014. The company also announced the appointment of Steven Cahillane as its Chief Executive Officer and President, member of the Board and member of the Board's Executive Committee, effective September 8, 2014. Mr. Cahillane, 49, served as President of various Coca-Cola operating groups from 2007 to 2012. Under the terms of his employment agreement with Alphabet Holding Company, Inc. (Holdings) and the company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Holdings, effective September 8, 2014, Mr. Cahillane will serve as Chief Executive Officer and President of the company and Holdings.

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