David Clark B.Sc., Ph.D., C.Chem.

Specialized in formulation and production of Infant, Medical & Sports Nutrition products

Englewood, FL

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Key skills: • Formulation and product development for the milk formula and medical nutrition markets • Regulatory guidance including GRAS notifications • Advisor to dairy product and ingredient companies regarding business and new product development (Resource Professional with American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI) Center of Excellence) • Technical and market reports on key ingredients • Plant audits/gap analyses for suppliers wishing to serve infant and medical nutrition markets • Membership/participation in company Advisory Boards • Invited keynote speaker/panel member on Infant and Medical Nutrition subjects at conferences (e.g. • ‘New Ingredients from Dairy: Applications in Infant and Adult Nutrition’ an invited lecture at the Chinese Dairy Industry Association August 2017 Annual Meeting, Hohhot, China. • Authorship of peer-reviewed publications e.g. Clark, D.C. et al., (2020). Growth and Development of Preschool Children (12-60 mths): A Review of the Effect of Dairy Intake. Nutrients, 12(11), 3556. • Dietary supplement formulation and technical support Dr. Clark holds a Batchelor’s degree in Biochemistry and completed his Ph.D. studies on microtubule protein assembly – an important cancer drug target – at the National Institute for Medical Research in London in 1981. After a successful career in academic research, Dr. Clark was headhunted by the dairy ingredient company, DMV International in 1995. During his 15 year career with DMV International, Campina and subsequently FrieslandCampina Domo, Dr.Clark led the development and market introduction of numerous new ingredients including acid whey-based WPC, multiple protein hydrolysates for infant formula and dietary supplements and new texture-forming ingredients for use in ice cream and yoghurt applications. In 2007, Dr. Clark was appointed CEO of DMV International’s Nutritionals Business Unit with responsibility for global production, supply and sales of nutritional ingredients to the infant, medical nutrition and dietary supplement markets. Since 2010, Dr. Clark has utilized his professional network and expertise developed during his academic and commercial careers to support and resource his own consultancy company, Bovina Mountain Consulting LLC. (BMC). In the intervening period BMC has worked with a wide range of U.S. and European-based clients. The work undertaken in many cases is strictly confidential but includes the key skills listed above.

Work experience

Sep 2010 - Present

Bovina Mountain Consulting LLC

Owner/Managing Director

Bovina Mountain Consulting LLC is a self-owned, independent consultancy business specializing in the dairy, food and nutraceutical/dietary supplement industries. Typical projects have involved: > Preparation of market reports relating to specific ingredients and provision of assistance to companies in new product development and market entry > Preparation of reports on high added value market segments, especially infant and medical nutrition > Assistance to companies in development of business strategy and selection of opportunities for future development > Provision of regulatory advice and assistance with achieving compliance > Resolution of quality problems (microbial, chemical or physical-based) in dairy and food manufacturing. I have a broad international experience with clients based in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

Jan 2009 - Sep 2010

FrieslandCampina

Director FrieslandCampina Domo Americas

Main Responsibilities: > All Commercial activities in Americas for FrieslandCampina Domo Ingredients > Management of US based production for FrieslandCampina Domo and local outsourcing (protein hydrolysates, lactoferrin, colostrum etc) > Member of FrieslandCampina Domo management team and involved in strategic plan, budget, forecast processes. > Based in Paramus, NJ. USA Achievements > Integration of DMV International Nutritionals and Friesland Foods Domo USA Inc into FrieslandCampina Domo post merger in 2009 > Secured approval and implemented major expansion project for main manufacturing site in US > Opened Commercial office in Paramus, NJ

Jan 2007 - Sep 2010

DMV USA LP

President/CEO DMV USA LP

Main Responsibities: > Responsible for the US legal entity for Campina in USA > Responsible for consolidation of P&L for entity in US and for the business unit DMV International Nutritionals globally 2007-2008 and for Americas and Asia thereafter. > Chair of DMV International Nutritionals management team with responsibility for unit strategy, budget and forecast > Member of Campina GIP management team with involvement in stategy, budget and forecast activities for the Group. > Based in Delhi, NY, USA. Achievements: > 35% increase in unit profitability by end 2008 > Lead representative for DMV International Nutritionals in merger team leading to formation of FrieslandCampina Domo

Sep 2001 - Dec 2006

Campina Group Industrial Products

Director R&D/QA

Director R&D/QA Campina Group Industrial Products (incl. DMV International), Veghel & Wageningen, NL. > Member of GIP management team, with shared responsibility for Group strategy, budget and annual result. > Leadership of 100+ staff > Ultimate responsibility for Innovation and Quality Assurance of the complete range of ingredients/products sold by the Food, Nutritionals, Pharma, Beverage and Feed businesses of Campina GIP. > Responsible for ISO, HACCP and clinical GMP certification for GIP plants in NL, D and US. Achievements: > 2005 Design and construction of a state of the art Innovation Center, Innovium for DMV International R&D and marketing on University of Wageningen campus > 2004 Most Innovative Ingredient 2004, Nutracon, US > 2003 Most Innovative Food Ingredient Award, FIE, Frankfurt > Radical reorganization of R&D/QA group involving leadership of organizational and cultural change management project

Jan 2000 - Sep 2001

DMV International Nutritionals

Technical Director

Responsibilities: > Leadership local R&D/QA group (21 FTEs) based in Delhi, NY > Innovation pipeline execution in Delhi, NY and conracted out to corporate labs in NL > Member of business unit management team with shared responsibility for startegic plan, budget and forecast > ISO certification of US plant Achievements: > Centralization of R&D/QA group following incorporation of business unit into DMV International

Jan 1996 - Dec 1999

DMV International

Manager, Research and Analysis Dept

> Management of long term R&D projects for DMV International > Management of 22 staff divided into 5 competency clusters

Jan 1992 - Dec 1995

Institute of Food Research

Head Food Biophysics Dept

IFR is the primary academic food research institute in the UK Responsibilities: > Management of 90+ staff in 7 groups covering the breadth of physics related food research > Member of Institute Science (Strategy) Board > Management of own research group, Interfacial Biophysics Achievements: > Reorganization of the department from 11 to 7 sustainable groups from a funding perspective > 43 academic, refereed publications

Jan 1990 - Dec 1995

Institute of Food Research

Head of Interfacial Biophysics Group

Main responsibilities: > Management of group staff which numbered from 5-11 dependent upon funding and grants > Management of research projects in relation to protein stabilized foams and emulsions funded by government grant and/or industrial contracts > Speaker at multiple international conferences > 10 refereed publications during this period

1981 - 1984

Joint Royal Institution/National Institute for Medical Research

Postdoctoral Training Fellow

A range of spectroscopic methods were used, including real-time fluorescence spectroscopy and NMR to investigate microtubule proteins. In total, 8 scientific publications were made during this research in peer reviewed journals including Biophys. J, Biochem. J., Biochemistry, J. Mol. Biol., and Biopolymers.

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