Biography

John Leahy

Board Member
Mr. Leahy has served as a member of Vita Coco’s board of directors since June 2019. Mr. Leahy served as President and Chief Operating Officer of KIND, LLC, a snack food company, from February 2009 to June 2019, and President of Nature’s Bounty Co., a vitamin and nutritional supplement manufacturer, from June 2006 to February 2009. Mr. Leahy also served as a Senior Advisor for Blacksmith Applications, Inc., formerly known as TABS Group Inc., an analytics firm that services the consumer packaged goods industry, from August 2009 to April 2010. In addition to his service on our board, Mr. Leahy has served as a strategic advisor for Beckon LLC, an ice cream manufacturer, since January 2018, I Won Nutrition, Co., a packaged food manufacturer, since January 2019, and Allibelle Foods, Inc., a packaged food manufacturer, since January 2020. Prior to his time at Nature’s Bounty Co., Mr. Leahy held various positions at numerous consumer packaged goods companies, including Nestlé S.A. (SIX: NESN), Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc. (NYSE: JNJ) and Edgewell Personal Care Company (NYSE: EPC). Mr. Leahy holds a BS in Business Administration from Villanova University.
Independent Director