- CBD maker Neptune Wellness Solutions has appointed former Clorox executive Eric Gharakhanian as its new product development lead.
- Gharakhanian will be in charge of development for all of Neptune’s health and wellness products.
- During his time with Clorox, Gharakhanian successfully launched four new products and contributed to three new patents.
Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc., a CBD manufacturer and extractor in Laval, Quebec, has chosen their new product development lead and appointed a former Clorox executive to assume the role.
The appointee, Eric Gharakhanian, will be the director of product development for Neptune Wellness Solutions’ Health & Wellness Innovations division. He will lead the development of all Neptune’s health and wellness CBD products with a focus on both sustainable and natural, plant-based sanitizing wipes, sanitizers, and many other innovations.
“I am very pleased to welcome Eric to Neptune to accelerate our product and brand development portfolio in order to meet strong consumer and retailer demand for high-quality personal and home care products,” stated CEO of Neptune Wellness Michael Cammarata.
“Eric’s scientific and technical expertise, combined with his experience at Clorox will make significant contributions to Neptune’s product innovation pipeline and retailer relationships as we scale our product reach and distribution nationally in the U.S.”
During his time with The Clorox Co., Gharakhanian’s background in organic chemistry resulted in the launch of four new products along with contributions to three new patents. He also served as their scientific expert for seven different Clorox products.
“I strongly value health and meaningful environmental sustainability and strive to align these values with the work I do in order to do my part to positively impact this world,” Gharakhanian stated.
“Neptune is a mission-driven organization with incredible product development infrastructure to allow me to bring new innovations to market that are well-aligned with my personal and professional values. I am excited to join the Neptune team and contribute positively to the company’s product pipeline sales growth and environmental sustainability.”
Gharakhanian received a B.S. in chemistry from Georgia Tech along with a Ph.D. in chemistry from UCLA.