ORLANDO, Fla. – The Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) on Tuesday announced the appointment of Lisa Paley as Chair of its Board of Directors following its March board meeting held during the association’s annual Self-Care Leadership Summit (SLS) in Orlando, Florida.
Paley, a standing CHPA’s Board of Directors member since March 2019, leads the North America Region at Haleon. As president, she is a member of its executive leadership team, and oversees the regional business unit, while leading the end-to-end business in the United States. Under Paley’s leadership, the North American business encompasses numerous health and wellness categories, including brands such as Advil, Centrum, Emergen-C, Flonase, Parodontax, Sensodyne, Theraflu, and TUMS. Paley joined the company in 2019 when it was still part of GSK, bringing with her a track record of success from other consumer healthcare companies including Pfizer Consumer Healthcare/Warner Lambert and Johnson & Johnson. She is a board member of several U.S. industry association boards including the CHPA Executive Committee, the NACDS Retail Advisory Board, the WE Board, and was recently named Executive of the Year by New Jersey Business Magazine.
“I’m thrilled to be elected to this role and honored to be in a position to continue to advance the consumer health industry,” Paley said. “I’m looking forward to working with Scott, Michelle, the Board and CHPA members to drive awareness of the clear value of our industry and help ensure good health is more achievable, inclusive and sustainable for all Americans.”
“We are delighted to welcome Lisa to her new role as CHPA board chair,” CHPA president and CEO Scott Melville said. “With the self-care industry playing an ever-increasing role in the lives of Americans, Lisa’s decades of consumer healthcare management and experience will be invaluable in helping guide our association during what is an exciting time for self-care in the world’s largest market. I very much look forward to working closely with Lisa and the entire board as we move ahead with our industry’s self-care agenda.”
Paley succeeds previous Chair Michelle Wang Goodridge, President, U.S. Self-Care at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. Goodridge will continue to serve on the Board as immediate past chair.
“I would also like to express my sincere appreciation to Michelle for her strong and effective leadership of our board these past two years,” Melville said. “Michelle’s passion for self-care and her dedication to collaborative industry efforts will leave a lasting impact on both our industry and association, and I’m personally thankful for the direction and counsel she provided to me during her term as chair.”
CHPA also announced the election of two new manufacturer members and two new associate members to its Board of Directors, including:
New manufacturer board members:
- James (Jim) Creagan, President, CrossingWell Consumer Health
- Phil McWaters, SVP & General Manager, North America Personal Healthcare, The Procter & Gamble Company
New associate board members:
- Kristin Hornberger, Executive Vice President & Practice Leader, Healthcare, Circana
- Susan B. Levy, Founder and Principal, SBL Consulting, LLC
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