Board of Directors

Joseph Mannello – Chief Executive Officer & Director

Joseph Mannello is the CEO of MYOS RENS Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MYOS), in Cedar Knolls, NJ, a research-based company focused on addressing musculoskeletal health through the development and commercialization of advanced nutrition products for both humans and pets. Previously, from March 2013 to May 2015, Mr. Mannello was the Executive Managing Director at Brean...

Ren Ren – Global Chairman

Ren Ren has more than 28 years of experiences in China’s food and agricultural business. Since 2001, he formed and operated Beijing Seasons Investment Group Co, Ltd and RENS Agriculture Science and Technology Co, Ltd. Mr. Ren is also chairman of China’s Nutrition and Health Guidance Committee, Editor in Chief of The Capital Food Safety Weekly, chairman of...

Dr. Robert J. Hariri – Chairman of the Board

Dr. Robert J. Hariri joined us as a Director in July 2011 and was elected Chairman of the Board in April 2012. Dr. Hariri has served as the chairman and chief scientific officer of Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, a division of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), since 2014. From 2002 to 2014, he served in various positions at Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, including...

Dr. Louis Aronne – Independent Director

Dr. Louis Aronne joined us as a Director and a member of our Scientific Advisory Board in July 2011. Dr. Aronne is the Weill Professor of Metabolic Research and Director of the Comprehensive Weight Control Center which he founded in 1986 at Weill-Cornell Medical College. He is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of...

Christopher Pechock – Independent Director

Christopher Pechock joined us as a Director in February 2014. Mr. Pechock has been a partner at Matlin Patterson Global Advisers, a global alternative asset manager, since its inception in July 2002. From November 1998 to July 2002, Mr. Pechock served as a member of the Global Distressed Securities Group Credit Suisse (NYSE:CS). From January 1997 to October 1998, Mr....

Victor Mandel – Independent Director

Mr. Mandel served as a director of the Company from December 2015 until March 2016. He is the founding partner of Criterion Capital Management, LLC and has over twenty-five years of experience in investments, corporate strategy and corporate governance. Mr. Mandel previously served as Co-Chairman of Ambac Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMBC) from May 2013 through...

John J. Nosta – Independent Director

Mr. Nosta was re-elected to the Myos Rens Board in December 2016. He is the founder of NOSTALAB—a digital health think-tank and marketing consulting company. A leading voice in the convergence of technology and health, Mr. Nosta helps define, dissect and deliberate global trends in digital health.  He is consistently ranked among the top names in almost...

Eric Zaltas – Independent Director

Eric Zaltas is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Pivot Nutrition LLC, a startup company focused on researching, developing and distributing products for various brands targeting athletes. Mr. Zaltas was previously Vice President of R&D and Commercialization at Premier Nutrition Corporation, a division of Post Holdings, Inc. from 2014 to 2018 where he led...

Christopher C. Dewey – Independent Director

Mr. Dewey is an active investor with over thirty years of experience in finance. From January 2007 to April 2011, he served as Vice Chairman of the board of directors of National Holdings Corporation, a financial services organization operating through its subsidiary, National Securities. From December 2006 to December 2008, Mr. Dewey served as acting Chief Executive...