Larry Newman is chief operating officer, Technical and Regulatory Affairs at Kirkman Group, Inc. He is one of the country's leading experts in the manufacturing of dietary supplements. Before joining Kirkman® in 1999, he worked as corporate vice president of technical affairs, quality control and product development for IVC Industries in Freehold, N.J.
Prior to that, Newman worked as vice president of operations, technical affairs, for Hall Laboratories in Portland, OR. Hall Laboratories was a major supplier of pharmaceuticals and nutritional supplements to Costco.
He was also Director of Operations for Pharmavite, a nutraceutical company in Irvine, CA, Director of Pharmaceutical Operations for Bergen Brunswig Laboratories in El Segundo, CA and Product Development Director/Plant Manager for Norton Products Co, in Los Angeles, CA.
Newman graduated from the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, and received his B.A. in Chemistry from San Fernando State in Northridge, CA.