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May 25, 2015 10:03 PM ET

Personal Products

Company Overview of NBTY, Inc.

Company Overview

NBTY, Inc. manufactures, markets, distributes, and retails vitamins, nutritional supplements, and related products in the United States and internationally. The company markets approximately 25,000 individual stock keeping units, including vitamins, minerals, herbs, and supplements (VMHS) products; and food products, such as fruits and nuts under Nature's Bounty, Osteo Bi-Flex, Pure Protein, Body Fortress, Sundown, MET-Rx, Rexall, Balance Bar, Ester-C, Solgar, SISU, Good 'N Natural, American Health, Home Health, Physiologics, Puritan's Pride, Worldwide Sport Nutrition, Natural Wealth, Holland & Barrett, GNC (UK), De Tuinen, Essenza, and Vitamin World brands. Its Wholesale segment sells brand...

2100 Smithtown Avenue

Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

United States

Founded in 1971

13,500 Employees



Key Executives for NBTY, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Executive Committee
Age: 48
Founder and Consultant
Age: 85
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 40
President of NBTY Americas and Chief Executive Officer of US Nutrition
Age: 49
Chief Executive Officer of NBTY Europe Ltd
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

NBTY, Inc. Key Developments

NBTY, Inc. Announces Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and First Half of Fiscal Year 2015

NBTY, Inc. announced earnings results for the second quarter and first half of fiscal year 2015. The company delivered sales and consolidated EBITDA growth of just over 1% and 16%, respectively. On a constant currency basis, sales and consolidated EBITDA grew 5% and 22%, respectively. Second quarter sales increased 1% to $788 million or 5% on a constant currency basis. The consolidated EBITDA for the quarter as defined in credit agreement was $112 million, representing a 14% EBITDA margin and a 16% increase versus the second quarter of 2014. For the first half, sales were up slightly in dollars and up 3% in constant currency.

NBTY Inc. to Close Amityville Plant, Cut 214 Jobs

NBTY Inc. announced that the company will close its Amityville manufacturing operation in October 2015 and outsource the work to a California company, a move that will eliminate 214 jobs. The plant is housed in two buildings, at 5100 and 7000 New Horizons Blvd. Layoffs will occur between July 31, 2015 and October 2, 2015.

NBTY, Inc. Appoints Matthew Roberts as Chief Scientific Officer

NBTY, Inc. announced the appointment of Matthew Roberts to the newly-created role of Chief Scientific Officer. In this role, he will lead the company's innovation efforts by creating and executing product development strategies, enhancing product offerings, and driving product advancements. With more than 20 years of experience in the product development field, Matthew comes to NBTY from Abbott Nutrition, where he was most recently Divisional Vice President of Global Product Research and Development. In addition to his role as CSO, he will be a member of the NBTY Scientific Advisory Council. Matthew will begin his new role immediately and will be based in Ronkonkoma, NY.

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