John Carroll, who was previously CEO of Hain Celestial North America has been named executive vice president of global brands, categories and new business ventures of Hain Celestial. He will be responsible for global branding, new business ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and the execution of Project Terra, the company's strategic review of cost savings, business integration and divestitures.
Gary Tickle has been named CEO of Hain Celestial North America. He was previously COO, Hain Celestial United States having joined the company in September 2016 after over 20 years in positions of increasing responsibility at Nestlé Group, most recently as president and CEO of Nestlé Infant Nutrition North America. Mr. Tickle will lead sales, marketing, operations and research and development as well as have full financial responsibility for Hain Celestial's U.S. and Canada operations including the company's core strategic platforms for future growth.
The new strategic Cultivate Ventures (Cultivate) platform led by Beena Goldenberg, CEO, Hain Celestial Canada, will continue to report to Mr. Simon. Cultivate is dedicated to investing behind lifestyle brands, smaller portfolio brands and concepts as well as incubator opportunities, which should benefit from the larger scale and leverage of Hain Celestial's infrastructure and entrepreneurial roots.