Over the past 15 years, OmniActive has been under the leadership of its founder, Sanjaya Mariwala, who will now serve as Executive Chairman of the company. “I am delighted to announce Jim’s appointment and believe he is the right leader for OmniActive for our next phase of growth,” Mariwala said. “He has a proven track record of successfully driving businesses forward and positioning them for success.”
Hamilton has spent over 35 years in the nutrition products industry serving in a variety of executive positions. Most recently, he served as president and CEO of Neptune Wellness Solutions, where during his five year tenure he planned and delivered a significant turnaround of the business through acquisitions and timely divestures. Prior to this he was a member of DSM Nutritional Products Human Nutrition business global management team with responsibility for the North American region.
“I am excited to join OmniActive, a company with an impressive history and an exceptionally bright future,” Hamilton said. “I have known OmniActive for many years and have great respect for what it has accomplished, as well as its fantastic products, deep relationships with its customers, and great team. It is uniquely positioned for success in an industry that provides great health and wellbeing benefits and whose role today has never been more important.”
OmniActive’s leading brands include Lutemax 2020 in the eye health market, Capsimax in the weight management market, CurcuWIN in the sports nutrition and active lifestyle market, and enXtra and Xtenergy in the daily energy categories. Currently, it has manufacturing plants across India, which are FDA cGMP compliant. It maintains ehad offices in Mumbai, India, as well as in Morristown, New Jersey.