Business 100 – 2015

Brian Wynne/NBTY

Brian Wynne is president of NBTY Americas and CEO of its U.S. subsidiary, United States Nutrition, Inc. Brian earned a B.A. from Villanova University. He also has management certificates from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern, Columbia, and the University of Michigan. He served for ten years on the board of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation until his departure in December, 2014. He currently serves on the Villanova University President’s Council.

Brian is second-generation Irish with roots in Longford and Roscommon. His Father’s side of the family, including his grandfather, grandmother, and all their children, were all New York City Police officers.

“Being of Irish heritage has always been important to me and my family.” says Brian, “Celebrating our heritage at the Pearl River, NY St. Patrick’s Day Parade is always a highlight of our year.”

He is a former member of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, and with his wife Noreen has three children, Shannon, Matt, and Allie. Shannon, their oldest, is just returning from studying abroad in Galway and Brian is “happy to see our heritage passed down to our three children.”