Vitamin Shoppe Names New CEO

by Katie Lee

North Bergen, N.J.Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., a multi-channel specialty retailer and manufacturer of nutritional products, has hired Colin Watts as its new chief executive officer, effective April 6, 2015. Watts will also become a member of the board of directors.

Watts will succeed Tony Truesdale who announced in September 2014 his plans to retire in June 2015 after more than 9 years of service at the Vitamin Shoppe. 

Watts most recently served as president, Weight Watchers Health Solutions. Prior to Weight Watchers, he held the role of chief innovation officer at Walgreens. 

The Vitamin Shoppe conducts business through more than 700 company-operated retail stores under The Vitamin Shoppe, Super Supplements and Vitapath retail banners, and primarily through its websites, and

SOURCE: Vitamin Shoppe, Inc.

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