PLT Health Solutions, Inc. named Sharon Peek as technical business manager as part of the company’s global sales team. Before joining PLT, Peek spent seven years in sales, manufacturing and innovation positions at Innophos Nutrition/Novel Ingredients. She also worked for 15 years in a variety of roles at GNC’s Nutra Manufacturing division. Her most recent position at GNC/Nutra was vice president of product development, engineering and support services. In her role at PLT Health Solutions, Peek will focus on supporting PLT customers through their new product development and launch processes via her background in innovation, manufacturing and operations. During her career, she has been an organizational leader in FDA-regulated industries.
According to Mark Stephens, vice president of sales for PLT Health Solutions, Sharon Peek's experience across product innovation, manufacturing and the regulatory process will strengthen PLT's ability to act as a commercialization partner for its customers – helping them accelerate time to market on health and wellness products.
Peek was awarded her Master’s and Bachelor of Science degrees in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University. She started her career at Baxter Healthcare, serving in production and senior engineering roles. At GNC/Nutra, Peek started as director of solid dosage operations and later served as the senior director of engineering for North America. While at GNC/Nutra, she managed 400 employees in a manufacturing operation that produced eight billion doses annually.