Thomas D. Aarts, Founder, Nutrition Business “Journal of Record”, Investment Banker & Nutrition Company Advisor
Thomas D. Aarts has more than 20 years experience in management consulting, M&A transactions, investment analysis and market research. In the nutrition industry, Aarts successfully managed the sale of Nutrition 21, a $20 million company, and has advised many leading companies in the Nutrition, Food and Pharmaceutical industries. These include GNC, Rexall, Nestle, Bayer, and Cargill. He co-founded the Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ), the “journal of record” in the nutrition and natural products industry. Aarts is also the Founder and co-chair of the NBJ/Newport Summit, the premier executive retreat in the Nutrition Industry (www.newportsummit.com). Prior to NBJ, Tom was a founding Partner with Health Business Partners (HBP), one of the leading investment banking and consulting firms in the Nutrition Industry. Thomas D. Aarts is currently Managing Director of Nutrition Business Advisors, LLC (NBA), a strategic advisory firm.