Nuritas appoints ex-Nestlé president as CEO

By Niamh Michail contact

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Nuritas founder Nora Khaldi and newly-appointed CEO, Emmet Browne
Nuritas founder Nora Khaldi and newly-appointed CEO, Emmet Browne

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Emmet Browne will join the Dublin-based food science and nutrition company Nuritas, it was announced today.

Browne has worked in the pharmaceutical, nutrition and healthcare sector for 25 years and played a key role in overseeing the sale of Pfizer Nutrition to Nestlé in a 2012 healthcare deal worth nearly €12bn.

Nuritas Founder, Dr. Nora Khaldi, said that Emmet’s experience would be instrumental in the company’s growth  and would ensure that Nuritas becomes a key player on the global food stage.

Emmet Browne said “Nuritas is a company that brings cutting edge innovation to the nutrition industry and I am excited to be joining this expert team. It is fantastic to be part of an organisation that is a world first to be using big data from food to address serious health issues.”

Founded in 2012, Nuritas is a food therapeutics company which uses data techniques to discover bioactive natural peptides.

It claims to address health issues by "cost-effectively extracting life-changing ingredients from the billions of molecules in food and food by-products that can be added to personal care products, supplements, food and biocides.”

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