Beena GoldenbergCEOHain-Celestial Canada

Beena Goldenberg is the Chief Executive Officer of Hain-Celestial Canada, a leading Natural and Organic Food and Personal Care company, headquartered in NY and traded on the NASDAQ, with such brands as Yves Veggie Cuisine, Celestial Seasonings Tea, Terra Root Vegetable chips, Dream non-dairy beverages and Live Clean personal care products.  She has been in this role for over 14 years, growing the Canadian business through organic growth and acquisitions.  Over the last 3 years she was also responsible for building the Yves Veggie Cuisine business in the US market.  Beena is the Chair of Plant Based Foods of Canada and the Vice Chair of Food and Consumer Products of Canada.  She received her Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering at McGill University and after working 3 years in biotechnology she moved into the consumer-packaged goods industry where she has spent the last 30 years progressing from roles in Research & Development to Marketing and then General Management.  Beena currently resides in Toronto but travels frequently to Vancouver, the home of Yves Veggie Cuisine.