Dr. Bruce Daggy, PhD

Biography: Bruce Daggy, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Research & Development and Chief Science Officer, Shaklee

Dr. Daggy is primarily responsible for the scientific support of a robust Shaklee portfolio of products including nutrition, personal care and household products.

His career spans 30 years in global roles within consumer healthcare. In nutrition, his work has ranged from developing leading nutritional supplements in India to providing sports nutrition products to elite athletes. Weight management and its impact on metabolic disease has been a major focus, with research leadership roles for three consumer brands: alli, Nutrisystem and Shaklee 180. He began his professional career in academia and then spent 10 years in healthcare research and development at The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G). After P&G, Daggy spent 13 years at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in both the United States and the United Kingdom in various leadership positions, including overseeing their global nutritional research and development, leading teams based in the UK and India. Subsequently, he was also the Vice President, Weight Control Research and Development for GSK.

Prior to joining Shaklee, Dr. Daggy served as Senior Vice President, Research and Development and Chief Science Officer at Nutrisystem, Inc. where he directed applied research and development for weight management and the prevention or management of obesity-related diseases and disorders.

Dr. Daggy has a Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry from Cornell University and a B.A. in Biology from University of Virginia. He has authored about 80 publications and abstracts, and has developed 13 patents in his name. He serves as Adjunct Professor in the Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Sciences Department of Florida State University. He is a member of the American Society of Nutrition, a Fellow in the American College of Nutrition, and has assisted the Obesity Society, the American Diabetes Association, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, and other healthcare organizations in a variety of volunteer capacities.

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