When Gale Bensussen assumed the role of President and CEO at Vit-Best Nutrition, he brought extensive nutritional supplement manufacturing experience to the firm. Gale was a founding partner and former President of Leiner Health Products, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of nutritional supplements and over-the-counter drugs. During his 32 years with Leiner, Gale’s accomplishments included leading nine acquisitions and integrations. Since 2014 Bensussen has served as Chief Executive Officer of Doctor’s Best, a science-based nutritional supplement company.
Gale also holds a J.D. from the Southwestern University School of Law and has an extensive legal background. Gale’s experience in regulatory affairs and corporate governance has helped him contribute to the Boards of Leiner Health Products, Avalon Natural Products, and Healthnotes/Aisle 7, as well as trade organizations such as the Consumer Health Products Association and the Council for Responsible Nutrition.
A graduate of the USC Marshall School of Business, Gale was a Trustee for the University from 2004 to 2009, is heavily involved in the university’s alumni associations, and has provided funding to establish several laboratories at the school.
Gale is a frequent speaker on health-related topics and consults with companies regarding investment opportunities, corporate strategy, strategic alliances and new product marketing.