PLT appoints Director of Sports & Active Nutrition

In his role at PLT Health Solutions, Bernier will be responsible for defining, developing, and executing PLT’s global sports and active nutrition strategy

PLT Health Solutions has named Brett Bernier Director, Sports & Active Nutrition, in support of the company’s extensive ingredient portfolio for this market segment. Before joining PLT, Bernier worked for the Life Sciences Division of Ashland Specialty Ingredients in scientific and business development roles, most recently as Business Development Manager, Nutraceuticals. He has also worked with with consumer supplement innovator Nutraclick where he led product development and commercialisation efforts as VP of Scientific Affairs.

In his role at PLT Health Solutions, Bernier will be responsible for defining, developing, and executing PLT’s global sports and active nutrition strategy. He will also work directly with the company’s customers in developing consumer products through formulation concepts, technical and regulatory issues, and help to bring these products to market.

Steve Fink, VP of Marketing for PLT Health Solutions, said: “In the last three years, PLT has introduced some really groundbreaking, clinically-supported ingredients into the active/sports market. Today we offer ingredients that support consumer benefits ranging from muscle growth, strength, and endurance to energy, cognitive support, and weight,” he said. “With over ten years of highly successful scientific & technical marketing leadership within the dietary supplement industry, Brett brings a deep understanding of the sports nutrition market and its current need for science-backed, comprehensive ingredient solutions. We’re excited to welcome Brett to our team and think our customers will also be.”

Bernier was awarded his Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Science/Biology from New England College. He is certified in Lean Six Sigma and A3 and holds regulatory, analytical, and project management certifications from various educational institutions.

Bernier said: “When I was working with Nutraclick, I was always a fan of PLT’s ingredient solutions. They were unique and always had quality science attached to them. They were appealing to me as a formulator. I’m really excited at the opportunity to work with PLT and their expanding sports/active ingredient portfolio – and to communicate to the industry what great opportunities we can offer them.”

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