Chief Scientific Officer and Head of Global R&D
The Nature's Bounty Co.
Mark Gelbert, PhD, JD joined The Nature’s Bounty Company in 2017 as Chief Scientific Officer. He brought with him 30 years of experience in consumer healthcare innovation and brand development, and drug regulatory affairs.
Mark was most recently Senior Vice President of Global R&D for Pfizer’s $3.5 Billion Consumer Healthcare division and a member of their Global Leadership Team. Before joining Pfizer, Mark was Vice President of Global R&D for Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health Care and held senior R&D positions with Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, Schering-Plough Healthcare and Novartis Consumer Healthcare. He began his career in Product Development at Procter & Gamble.
Mark has his BA in Chemistry from Rutgers College, and a MS and PhD in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He also has his Law Degree from Salmon Chase College of Law.
Mark has held leadership positions in a number of professional organizations including the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, where he was Chair of the Scientific Affairs Committee and a member of the Board of Directors. He is admitted to the Ohio State Bar and the Federal Southern District of Ohio Bar.
Mark is married to Pamela Papier, also a Rutgers College alumni, and has two children, Gabrielle and Alex.