Management Team

Dan Rosenbaum


Dan Rosenbaum

Dan Rosenbaum has extensive experience in strategy development and implementation, general management, finance, and business development.  A senior leader with global, multi-cultural background and experience, he has a successful track record of driving operational excellence and building motivated, high-performance organizations. Prior to joining NattoPharma, Rosenbaum served in several senior management roles at FMC Corporation, including: General Manager FMC Health & Nutrition – nutraceuticals and pharmaceutical divisions; global director, Ag Products Professional Solutions division; and in Brazil as both CFO and director of marketing for FMC Quimica do Brasil. He earned an M.B.A. from the Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College; and a B.A. in Economics, with distinction, and a B.A. Fine Arts, Sculpture, both from Cornell University.

Hogne Vik, MD, PhD, MBA

Chief Medical Officer

A medical doctor by training, Dr. Hogne Vik has more than 30 years of experience in medical, pharmaceutical, dietary supplement, and research industries. As global vice president of  product development in Nycomed, he was one of the main forces behind the development and market entrance of VisiPaque. Following Nycomed, Dr. Vik was instrumental in bringing Tonalin (CLA) to the European and US markets, as part of Natural ASA. Additionally, he was one of the key executives in the management team of Pronova BioPharma, securing the US and Japanese market entrances of Omacor/Lovaza. Most recently, Dr. Vik has been the driving force behind the documentation program securing the current marketing position of Superba Krill Oil, developed and manufactured by Aker BioMarine Antarctic.

Kjetil Ramsøy

Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining NattoPharma in January 2016, Kjetil Ramsøy served in several senior financial positions within the power supply industry, as well as the oil service industry. His last position was as CFO for Seabed Geosolutions BV, where he was based in Houston, TX. Having worked in both Scandinavia and the United States, he brings experience from both global and publicly listed companies to NattoPharma. Ramsøy is a Certified Public Accountant, and has also completed a series of Executive Management programs at Handelshøyskolen BI, Oslo, specializing within the areas of Corporate Finance, International Business Management and Information Technology Management.

Eric Anderson

SVP Global Sales & Marketing

Eric Anderson has been a member of the natural products industry for more than 20 years, during which time he was involved in the introduction of several successful novel ingredients, including Chitosan, CLA and MK-7 Natural Vitamin K2. Most recently, he was vice president of sales and marketing for Aker BioMarine Antarctic US, where he was responsible for establishing and staffing the company’s North American offices, with an emphasis on promoting Superba™ brand krill oil.

Kate Quackenbush

Director of Communications

Having previously served as the Editor-in-Chief of VRM Media, publisher of b2b magazines for the natural health and dietary supplement industries, Kate Quackenbush has an extensive understanding of the retail and alternative practitioner markets, as well as the supply side of the natural products industry. With nine additional years of publishing experience, seven in B2B and two in medical texts, she was also a freelance journalist who developed content for the Multiple Sclerosis Association.

William Sommer

VP, Global Development and Regulatory

Prior to joining NattoPharma in 2015, William Sommer led the global formulations group at FMC Corporation. He has more than 20 years experience working on product and application development and manufacturing in regulated specialty chemical industries. Sommer holds MBA and BS degrees from Rutgers University, and an MS from Columbia University in Chemical Engineering.

Rudi De Man

VP Sales and Business Development

Rudi De Man serves as Vice President of Sales and Business Development of NattoPharma ASA, responsible for Europe and Asia. Prior to joining NattoPharma, he held sales leadership and business development roles in the FMC Health and Nutrition division. During his 19-year tenure at FMC, De Man served in a variety of sales roles, acquiring international sales experience and an extensive knowledge of the Food Ingredients and Pharmaceutical & Nutraceutical business. His most recent position was Sales Director Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe for Food Stabilizers and Colors, where he was responsible for managing the Food and Personal Care business. De Man has a degree in Biochemistry.

Tom McMahon

VP Sales, North America

Tom McMahon has more than 20 years experience working in the nutraceuticals industry, handling high-quality leading ingredients from around the world. At NattoPharma, McMahon bring his core expertise in strategic planning, competitive analysis, branding, marketing, and business development. He also brings prior sales management experience in varying sales positions with Lonza, Bricker Labs, and Tree Of Life (KeHE).

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1363 Høvik, Norway
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