WFFC Announces 2019 Annual Gala Honoree

Glen Rock, NJ – The Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce, Inc. (WFFC) is pleased to announce that Dana Brown, Vice President Product Development, Beachbody LLC, will be honored at the 37th WFFC Annual Gala on October 17, 2019, at the Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park, New Jersey. Ms. Dana Brown is a Vice President at Beachbody, where she provides leadership for global nutritional product development, including new product innovation, continuous improvement, and international expansion.

In the past 7 years with Beachbody, Dana has significantly expanded her role within the organization. In her current position, she is responsible for developing Beachbody Nutritional products on a global scale, as well as identifying innovation pipeline opportunities and driving the company’s nutritional growth strategy. Under Dana’s leadership, her team manages all aspects of product development from ideation to commercialization for dietary supplement and food products, including Shakeology, Beachbody Performance, BEACHBAR, 3 Day Refresh and Openfit.
Prior to joining Beachbody, Dana spent 6 years at Kraft Foods in Tarrytown, New York. In her last role at Kraft, Dana was a Senior Scientist responsible for the product development and launch of an innovative first-to-market platform, MiO Liquid Water Enhancer. Before working on liquid concentrates, she was responsible for projects in the Ready-to-Drink category, including Capri Sun, Crystal Light and Kool-Aid Jammers.
Dana is a graduate of North Carolina State University and holds a dual Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science and Biology. She currently resides in Santa Monica, California. Dana is a dynamic leader passionate about building key relationships, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and mentoring junior team members. She also recently established a group to help empower women in the Beachbody organization within the areas of leadership and science.

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About the WFFC

The WFFC, Inc. was founded in 1982 by women employed in various capacities in the U.S. flavor and fragrance industry. This organization was borne out of a recognized need for a networking, education and support system for women in our industry. Our mission has been and remains to this day to provide a center of education, camaraderie, support and networking opportunities for women in our industry. Our membership encompasses women involved in sales, purchasing, customer service as well as technical careers.