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GNC Holdings, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of health and wellness products. It operates through three segments: Retail, Franchise, and Manufacturing/Wholesale. Its products include vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements, sports nutrition products, diet products, and other wellness products. The company sells its products under GNC proprietary brands, including Mega Men, Ultra Mega, Total Lean, Pro Performance, Pro Performance AMP, and Beyond Raw, as well as under third-party brands. It operates a network of approximately 8,500 locations in the United States and internationally. The company sells its products through company-owned stores; online through,, and; domestic and international franchise activities; third-party contract manufacturing; and e-commerce and corporate partnerships. GNC Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

6,100 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/14
Founded in 1935

gnc holdings inc-cl a (GNC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President an...
Total Annual Compensation: $408.6K
Chief Innovation Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $322.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

gnc holdings inc-cl a (GNC) Key Developments

GNC Holdings Inc. Announces Executive Appointments

GNC Holdings Inc. announced the addition of two experienced retail executives to their leadership team. Jeffrey R. Hennion will serve as Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and eCommerce Officer, and Daisy Vanderlinde joins as Chief Human Resource Officer. In addition, Carl Seletz, GNC's Senior Vice President of International Business Development, will assume the additional responsibility of leading the company's domestic and international franchise operations. Mr. Hennion comes to GNC most recently from Branding Brand, where as President and Chief Financial Officer he led them through a transformational growth period. Ms. Vanderlinde is a human resources professional with more than 30 years of experience guiding organizations in areas such as strategic planning, change management, talent acquisition, and leadership development. Ms. Vanderlinde comes to GNC most recently from Office Depot, where she was Executive Vice President of Human Resources. Mr. Seletz has over 30 years of retail experience, holding positions of increasing responsibility in domestic and international operations for L Brands (Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works and La Senza), Abercrombie & Fitch, The Limited, Old Navy and The GAP.

Shareholders Reportedly Urge Vitamin Shoppe To Explore Sale

The shareholders of Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE:VSI) have urged it to explore a sale to GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNC) or private equity buyer, Reuters reported citing people familiar with the matter. At least one activist fund has held talks with Vitamin Shoppe, Inc.'s Board which is considering whether to go public with the suggestion. Shares of Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. jumped as much as 7.6% on news of the investor push, and ended 4.8% higher at $45.44. Shares of GNC Holdings Inc. also rose 4.9% to $41.02, valuing GNC Holdings Inc. at $3.7 billion. A spokeswoman for Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. could not be reached for comment.

GNC Holdings and General Nutrition Centers Announces Resignation of Thomas J. Dowd as Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer and General Manager

Effective September 10, 2014, Thomas J. Dowd resigned from his role as Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer and General Manager of GNC Holdings Inc. and General Nutrition Centers Inc. (GNCI"). In connection with Mr. Dowd's resignation, Mr. Dowd, the Company and GNCI entered into a separation agreement and mutual general release and waiver, dated as of September 10, 2014.


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