Biova, LLC Selects Pat Schneider as New CEO
Johnston, IA – April 17, 2017 – Biova, LLC, the leader in water soluble egg membrane (WSEM) ingredients has appointed Pat Schneider as chief executive officer. When asked about the change, Craig Rowles, COO for Biova stated, “Pat is exactly the kind of CEO the board was looking for. Someone who would lead Biova in a new direction and could leverage her extensive experience in the industry to take us to the next level.”
Pat Schneider is a General Management “C-suite” executive with solid P&L experience and expertise in turnarounds. She has over 35 years in the consumer health and wellness products industry and a strong background in leading existing business units, opening new markets and launching products globally for organizations including: P&G, J&J, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bayer, Herbalife, Metagenics, Twinlab and Nelson Bach.
She was CEO of Healthy Bizz, a West-coast strategic consultancy focused on “Growing Healthy Profits for Healthy Products”. Pat provided guidance to start-ups and established companies in the areas of business strategy, marketing, new product development, regulatory and operations for clients in the natural food, nutritional and legal cannabis related market sectors. Pat remains an advisor to members of Canopy Boulder/San Francisco, a mentorship-driven seed-stage business accelerator for entrepreneurs in the legal marijuana industry, and Nutrition Capital Network, an organization that connects investors with high-potential growth companies in the nutrition and wellness industry. Additionally, Pat writes for several nutritional journals and is a speaker at numerous health and wellness events.
Pat holds a BS in Microbiology, MBA in Finance & Marketing, JD in Commercial Law, is a licensed attorney in California and has actively practiced in the areas of Elder Law and Estate Planning.