"TCC continues to strengthen its position in the industry and maintain a commitment to being an industry leader. A large aspect of that commitment is a focus on executive leadership that will ensure future growth and innovation that meets the ever-growing expectations of health-conscious consumers," said TCC CEO Tom Tolworthy. Walsh's new post reports to Mr. Tolworthy, serves as a member both of the company's Executive and Management Committees and chairs the Operations Committee.
"I am excited and inspired by having Mark join TCC and its family of companies. He will play a pivotal role in the team we have built here and will make a major contribution as our company seeks to continue to accelerate its growth with an eye towards becoming a billion-dollar, market-leading company in the nutraceutical sector," says Tolworthy.
An experienced senior executive, Walsh has proven abilities in corporate strategy development, organization structure, talent management, brand leadership and customer focus. Walsh's strong interpersonal, problem-solving and project-management skills have been demonstrated in his previous position as COO of Pharmavite, where he was responsible for all aspects of the business including marketing, sales, finance, operations, science and technology, legal and regulatory, and information technology. Walsh's career was rooted in packaged goods with roles at several divisions at Mars, Inc.
Walsh's decision to join TCC was inspired by the company's mission and future goals. "I am excited about Tom's vision for the business and the passion of the entire Executive Committee for fulfilling Twinlab's potential. My personal values and experience align very closely with the current state of the business as well as where it is going tomorrow. I look forward to making significant contributions in meeting the needs of today while we prepare for the future," says Walsh.
In his new role, Walsh will have management accountability for all supply chain capabilities of the corporation including demand planning, purchasing and procurement, production planning, manufacturing operations, inventory management, technical regulatory, and innovation. This new role is effective March 31, 2015.