Probiota Asia 2018

WATCH – Herbalife: Don't underestimate the importance of internal alignment for external affairs

By Gary Scattergood

- Last updated on GMT

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Internal alignment within a nutrition company is just as important as external collaboration, in order to ensure that the regulatory environment is as favourable and effective as possible.

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That’s the view of Herbalife’s APAC director of scientific affairs, Dr Alex Teo.

He was speaking at our recent Probiota Asia summit where he discussed how science and advocacy had to work in sync to bring about better regulations.

We caught up with him as he stepped off stage to recap on the key takeaways from his talk.

Take a look at the video to hear Dr Teo discuss how Herbalife aligns its departments internally to provide a unified approach to stakeholders and regulators; the importance of educating lawmakers so the rules can keep pace with the speed of scientific discovery and new product development; and how partnership with suppliers is crucial to maximise the chances of a positive regulatory framework.

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