CHPA and CHPA Educational Foundation Elect New Board Members at November Meeting

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The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) and the CHPA Educational Foundation announced the election of new board members to both organizations at their board meetings on November 18. The two newly elected members on the CHPA Board of Directors are:

  • Chris Tedesco, Senior Vice President, North America Health, Reckitt
  • Sujay Wasan, Senior Vice President, North America Personal Health Care, The Procter & Gamble Company

“CHPA is fortunate to have top industry leaders volunteer to serve on its board of directors to help shape and guide the association realize its vision of happier, healthier lives through responsible self-care,” said CHPA President and CEO, Scott Melville. “I am pleased to welcome Chris and Sujay, both of whom bring decades of leadership in personal healthcare, to the CHPA board. Their industry expertise will prove invaluable as the association continues its efforts to enhance the role of self-care in our healthcare system.”   

Wasan, along with Janick Boudazin, President & CEO, Boiron Inc., were elected to serve on the CHPA board’s executive committee as well.

Also approved at the meeting were two new members of the CHPA Educational Foundation Board, including:

  • Annette Reichel, Communications and Public Affairs Lead, U.S. Self Care, Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc.
  • Aileen Stocks, President of Wellness Brands, Nestlé Health Science

“The CHPA Educational Foundation is honored to have a highly engaged board of directors. Each member brings a unique perspective and expertise to our mission of being the trusted source of information on the responsible use of consumer healthcare products,” said Anita Brikman, Executive Director, CHPA Educational Foundation. “We greatly appreciate Johnson & Johnson’s long-time support on our board, and as the foundation expands its scope to reflect the broader consumer healthcare category, we are thrilled to welcome Aileen Stocks of Nestlé Health Science – formerly The Bountiful Company – as a new board member with specific expertise in dietary supplements.”

View the full CHPA Board of Directors.

View the full CHPA Educational Foundation Board of Directors.

The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), founded in 1881, is the national trade association representing the leading manufacturers and marketers of consumer healthcare products, including over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, dietary supplements, and consumer medical devices. CHPA is committed to empowering self-care by ensuring that Americans have access to products they can count on to be reliable, affordable, and convenient, while also delivering new and better ways to get and stay healthy. Visit www.chpa.org.

The CHPA Educational Foundation’s mission is to serve as the trusted source of information on the responsible use of consumer healthcare products and educates consumers on how to use, store, and dispose of OTC medicines responsibly. www.knowyourotcs.org