"Gil Pritchard brings more than 35 years of natural products industry experience to his role as a member of the OEG for North Castle and its portfolio companies. Gil currently serves as Chairman of Mineral Fusion Natural Brands, North Castle's investment in natural mineral cosmetics, and serves as a member of the Board of Directors of gloProfessional and Palladio Beauty Group.
"Gil previously served as President and CEO of Avalon, a former North Castle portfolio company, which was sold to Hain Celestial Group in 2007. In addition to his success at Avalon, Gil has been the CEO of two additional successful investor exits: nSpired Natural Foods and Barbara's Bakery. .. Gil started his career at Oil of Olay (now Procter & Gamble) and later moved on to Sunfield Foods (now Nestle). Gil currently is a member of the Advisory Board to gDiapers and is on the Class Executive Committee and as the Chief Giving Officer for the West Point Class of 1970. He is also a retired Director of the Natural Products Association, Nest Naturals, Dreamerz, and Lightful Foods. He was the 2006 recipient of the NCP CEO of the Year award and the prestigious Natural Products Industry Higher Ground Award. Gil earned his B.S. from the United States Military Academy at West Point and his M.S. from Columbia University. "
- Operating Executive, North Castle Partners
Resources and articles
- North Castle Partners Operating Executives, organizational web page, accessed March 30, 2013.