Jim Hamilton appointed as new OmniActive CEO

Founder Sanjaya Mariwala becomes executive chairman

MUMBAI: OmniActive Health Technologies MD Sanjaya Mariwala announced the appointment of Jim Hamilton as global CEO, as named by the board of directors. The appointment becomes effective on 1 June and Hamilton will be based in the US.

For the past 15 years, OmniActive, with its mission of improving lives through enhancing nutrition, has grown under the leadership of its founder, Sanjaya Mariwala, who becomes executive chairman.

Hamilton has spent over 35 years in the nutrition products industry, serving in a wide range of executive positions. Most recently, he served as president and CEO of Neptune Wellness Solutions (NASDAQ—TSX: NEPT), where, during his five-year tenure, he planned and delivered a significant turnaround of the business through acquisitions and timely divestitures. Prior to this, he was a member of DSM Nutritional Products Human Nutrition’s global business management team holding responsibility for its North American operations.

"I’m delighted to announce Jim’s appointment and believe that he’s the right leader for OmniActive for our next phase of growth. He has a proven track record of successfully driving businesses forward and positioning them for success," said Mariwala. 

Hamilton commented, "I’m excited to join OmniActive, a company with an impressive history and an exceptionally bright future. I’ve known OmniActive for many years and have great respect for what it has accomplished, it’s fantastic products, deep relationships with its customers and its great team. It is uniquely positioned for success in an industry that provides great health and wellbeing benefits and whose role has never been more important than now."

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