Nestlé has appointed Gordon Yule to head up its Nestlé Health Science business in the UK and Ireland. Gordon has assumed responsibility for Nestlé Health Science operations and its comprehensive portfolio of products across medical nutrition and vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements in the UK and Ireland.
Gordon has twenty years of experience in the food and drink and pharma sectors.
Prior to his appointment at Nestlé Health Science, he was Senior Commercial Director for the UK, Ireland and Iberia at The Bountiful Company (TBCo), a US-based manufacturer and world leader in vitamins and sport nutrition, which was acquired by Nestlé in April 2021.
Gordon joined TBCo in 2016 as Sales Director for the UK and Ireland. After a year he was promoted to Senior Commercial Director and in 2020 Iberia was added to his portfolio. Before joining TBCo Gordon worked for Red Bull for nearly eight years in various sales roles.
In his role as the leader of the largest TBCo business outside of the US, Gordon significantly expanded distribution and penetration of Solgar and launched the Nature’s Bounty brand.
Speaking about his new role, Gordon said: “I am very excited to take on responsibility for Nestlé Health Science in the UK and Ireland and its amazing brands like Optifast, Peptamen, Vital Proteins, Minami.
“It is really rewarding to continue to make a difference to people’s lives by offering nutrition solutions, whether that be specialist tube feeds or vitamins and supplements that enhance the quality of life.”
Gordon holds a degree in Law from the University of Northumbria. He lives in South West London with his wife and eight year old son.