May 12, 2021
New Discoveries. New Product Types. New Opportunities.
About the Event
Consumer preferences for weight management are shifting: they still want rapid results, but they want consistent progress, and they want it to be easier. From traditional supplements to new product forms like beverages, shakes, sports nutrition and meal replacement, there are new opportunities for product developers in what will be a fast-growing market in 2021 and 2022. This webinar will focus on new opportunities for weight management citing exciting clinical studies on unique ingredients and discussing creative new product types available to you.
Meet Our Speakers
Jeremy Appleton, ND Director of Medical & Scientific Affairs
Jeremy Appleton is the Director of Medical & Scientific Affairs. As a licensed naturopathic doctor with an extensive background in natural medicine and education, Dr. Jeremy Appleton brings relevant experience driving new product ideation and development, business development, and education for natural products and ingredients to PLT. Immediately prior to joining PLT, Appleton was Vice President of Science & Education at Klaire Labs. Previous engagements included Director of Scientific Affairs for Nature’s Way and Integrative Therapeutics (Schwabe North America). He is a graduate of Reed College, National College of Natural Medicine, and completed his residency at Bastyr University, where he was also on faculty. A supplement industry veteran, Dr. Appleton also previously served as Nutrition Department Chair at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR and is the author of numerous articles on evidence-based natural medicine.
Steve Fink Vice President of Marketing
Steve Fink is PLT Health Solutions Vice President of Marketing. He brings over a decade of marketing, product development and commercialization experience to PLT, and today oversees new product launch efforts, supports PLT’s innovation partners with marketing strategies, and works closely with PLT customers in developing concepts for consumer products featuring PLT ingredients. Prior to joining PLT, Steve was the Global Marketing Business Manager for Ajinomoto North America where he led that organization’s B2B and B2C marketing initiatives for branded bulk amino acid portfolios, R&D pre-scale pharmaceutical ingredient portfolios, and retail sports supplements portfolios. During his tenure, he spearheaded the company’s launch of the AjiPure active lifestyle retail nutrition brand. Earlier in his career, Steve practiced law as a patent, trademark, copyright and intellectual property attorney.