Prestige Brands Holdings appoints new CFO
By Canadian Packaging staffGeneral Christine Sacco Inc. Prestige Brands Holdings
Christine Sacco takes over as new chief financial officer.
TARRYTOWN, NY—Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc., a leading marketer of over-the-counter healthcare products, has appointed Christine Sacco to the position of chief financial officer for the Company.
Sacco is a seasoned public company chief financial officer, bringing more than 19 years of experience in corporate finance, treasury, investor relations, strategic planning, operations and mergers and acquisitions focused on consumer products and specialty pharma companies.
She joins Prestige following eight years at Boulder Brands, Inc., where she served as chief financial officer for the past four years.
Prior to Boulder, for five years she held carious financial positions with Alpharma, Inc., a global specialty pharma company, last holding the position of vice-president, treasurer.
Sacco holds a BS from St. Thomas Aquinas College and is a Certified Public Accountant.
In making the announcement, Prestige Brands chief executive officer Ron Lombardi comments, “We are very pleased to have Chris join the Prestige team. She has an extensive financial background focusing on relevant industries, and her insight and experience will strengthen our management team and contribute to the growth and expansion of our brands.”
Sacco responds: ”I look forward to building upon the company’s impressive history of growth and brand building. Prestige is a growing organization with an excellent business model and a proven track record of successful acquisitions and organic growth. I am confident I can contribute to the company’s future growth, profitability and shareholder value.”
About Prestige Brands Holdings
The company markets and distributes brand name over-the-counter healthcare and household cleaning products throughout Canada, the U.S., Australia and in certain other international markets. Brands include Monistat women’s health products, Nix lice treatment, DenTek oral care products, Chloraseptic sore throat treatments, Clear Eyes eye care products, Compound W wart treatments, The Doctor’s NightGuard dental protector, Little Remedies pediatric products, Efferdent denture care products, Luden’s throat drops, Dramamine motion sickness treatment, BC and Goody’s pain relievers, Beano gas prevention, Debrox earwax remover, and Gaviscon antacid in Canada. Visit the company’s website at www.prestigebrands.com.
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