Juvenescence appoints Colin Watts as CEO of Juvenescence Life
July 11, 2019
Juvenescence announces that
Over 25 years Colin has built a successful track record leading rapid-growth global businesses across the healthcare, retail, consumer products, food, and wellness industries. Most recently, Colin acted as CEO of The Vitamin Shoppe, leading the $1.1 billion revenue retailer for three years until stepping down in 2018. Previously, Colin served as President of Healthcare at Weight Watchers (2012-2015), Chief Innovation Officer at Walgreens (2008-2011), and Global Operating Company President of J&J Nutritionals (2002-2005) and J&J OTC products (2005-2007).
Colin Watts, CEO of Juvenescence Life, commented: “I am thrilled to be joining such an innovative company as Juvenescence at a key point in its development and to help play a leadership role in unlocking the full potential of emerging science in the longevity market. With such a strong integration of scientific, medical, and commercial expertise within its team, Juvenescence is uniquely qualified and prepared to develop therapeutics and products to help people live longer, healthier lives. Our company’s focus across biotech, artificial intelligence and health products, coupled with a business model reinforcing strong partnerships with inventors and organizations devoted to longevity, puts us in an unparalleled position to succeed. I am excited to work with this seasoned team to evolve and grow the commercial aspect of Juvenescence, and advance its newest division, Juvenescence Life.”
ABOUT JUVENESCENCE LTD.
Juvenescence Limited is a life sciences company developing therapies to modify aging and increase healthy human longevity. It was founded by
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