Thomas Aarts

NCN & Nutrition Business Journal
Founder & Principal

Tom is a Principal of Nutrition Capital Network and Managing Director of Nutrition Business Advisors LLC, a strategic advisory firm focused on the nutrition industry. He co-founded Nutrition Business Journal and is Founder and Co-Chair of The NBJ Summit, the premier executive retreat for the nutrition industry. Prior to this, Tom was a Founding Partner of Health Business Partners, an investment banking and consulting firm serving the natural products industry.He has more than 20 years of experience in management consulting, M&A transactions, investment analysis and market research. Tom managed the sale of Nutrition 21 and has advised many leading nutrition industry companies on their strategy and direction, including GNC, Rexall, Nestle, Bayer, and Cargill.


July 18, 2018

8:30 AM  -  9:40 AM

NBJ State of the Industry

Change in the dietary supplement industry is happening faster than ever, driven by forces that include regulatory developments, health-tracking technologies, ingredient innovation and the accelerating complexity of consumers spreading purchases across sales channels. This session will showcase Nutrition Business Journal’s proprietary market data and survey results to reveal where the market is expanding, where consumers … Continued

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July 19, 2018

2:15 PM  -  2:25 PM

Personalized Lifestyle Nutrition, at the Tipping Point

Perhaps most promising and consistently in the not-quite-here future for supplements, personalized medicine holds the promise of making nutrition a focal point for health care and that promise is already being realized, incrementally. Speakers in this session will provide an update on the latest developments in the form of business models, new technologies and new … Continued

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July 19, 2018

3:05 PM  -  3:15 PM

What’s Next for Personalized Nutrition

Hear about the latest science and the commercial challenges facing companies in personalized nutrition in this conversation with people engaged and immersed in the field.

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