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MYOS appoints chief commercial officer

Staff writer | Cedar Knolls, N.J., USA | July 31, 2014
MYOSJuly 31, 2014, Cedar Knolls, N.J., USA - MYOS Corporation, an emerging biotherapeutics and bionutrition company, announced that it has appointed Douglas Weekes as chief commercial officer.
Mr. Weekes is a 20-year veteran of the consumer products industry having led successful business units across the Beverages, Personal Care and Nutrition/Energy bar categories at Kraft Foods Group, and Henkel KGaA, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of the Refreshment Beverages unit.

He has an extensive foundation in business strategy, marketing, package design, advertising and promotion, market research, and finance. In 2011, Mr. Weekes transformed the powdered beverage category with the launch of the Mio brand - a new liquid concentrate beverage.

Prior to his role leading Kraft's Refreshment Beverages unit, he was Vice President and General Manager, Coffee, and prior to that role, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager for Henkel's U.S. Personal Care business. Mr. Weekes earned an MBA from Indiana University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Middlebury College.