ChromaDex Corp. (NASDAQ:CDXC) announced today that it has appointed Fadi Karam as Chief Marketing Officer.
Karam has spent his career driving consumer businesses across multiple geographies and cultures, including scaling direct-to-consumer operations across digital, social, and traditional marketing platforms, as well as launching and scaling product innovation.
Prior to joining ChromaDex, Karam led the local brand portfolio for Nestlé Waters North America with over $3 billion in annual revenues. Previously, Karam was based in the Nestlé Headquarters in Switzerland where he conceived and led a global relaunch of the KitKat brand, and redefined the global product innovation pipeline. He also oversaw the Nestlé confectionary strategy for Asia, Africa and the U.S. and led the Wafer technology platform.
Karam currently serves as a Mentor at StartX, a startup accelerator for Stanford University’s entrepreneurs. He also serves as an advisory board member at the Chief Marketing Officer Council and Ora Organic, and as board member at IsoThrive Inc.
Karam is a Sloan Fellow. He received an MS in Management from Stanford University and a Bachelor’s in Computer and Communication Engineering from Notre Dame University.
“We expect that Fadi will be an important contributor to Chromadex and Tru Niagen® in our next phase of development,” says ChromaDex CEO Rob Fried. “We are excited that he has decided to join our mission of building a global brand.”
“I look forward to helping build on the excellent work already done on this groundbreaking product, Tru Niagen®,” says Karam. “This is a unique opportunity and challenge for which I am very excited.”
For additional information about ChromaDex, please visit www.chromadex.com.
ChromaDex Corp. is a global bioscience company dedicated to healthy aging. The ChromaDex team, which includes world-renowned scientists, is pioneering research on nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+), levels of which decline with age. ChromaDex is the innovator behind NAD+ precursor nicotinamide riboside (NR), commercialized as the flagship ingredient Niagen®. Nicotinamide riboside and other NAD+ precursors are protected by ChromaDex’s patent portfolio. ChromaDex delivers Niagen® as the sole active ingredient in its consumer product Tru Niagen® available at www.truniagen.com and through partnerships with global retailers and distributors. ChromaDex maintains a website at www.chromadex.com to which ChromaDex regularly posts copies of its press releases as well as additional and financial information about the Company.
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Alex Worsham, Vice President of Global Marketing & Communications
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