New Entrants in Self-Care


Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 11am ET| 10am CT| 8am PT New competitors are entering and disrupting the status quo in the consumer Self-Care market. During the COVID-19 pandemic, sales fell considerably in many OTC categories. In response, big players in the consumer health industry markedly scaled back investments in M&A, while CPG multinationals and regional companies increased their inroads into consumer health. During this webinar, experts in consumer health discuss why the new dynamics in the market are creating opportunities for existing market players and how Catalent can help brands build out portfolios and access the market quickly.

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Event Overview:

New entrants and disrupting the consumer self-care market. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many OTC categories saw a considerably drop in sales. In response, big consumer health players scaled back markedly on their planned investments in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), while at the same time regional players and multinational consumer packaged goods companies made further inroads into the consumer health segment.

During this webinar, consumer health experts will discuss why these and other market dynamics offer opportunities for existing players, and how Catalent can help brands quickly build out their portfolios and capture more of [or “further penetrate”] the market.

Key Learning Objectives:

Provide insights into the consumer health market from multiple experts through open discussions regarding:

  • During the pandemic, the M&A landscape in consumer health revealed opportunities for new players
  • The key reasons to expect that industry sales will soon rebound
  • The big market trends, and options for near-term innovation to promote growth in consumer health markets

Who Should Attend:

  1. Product Development
  2. Research and Development
  3. Marketing
  4. Portfolio/Brand Managers


Matthew Oster
Senior Industry Manager

Based in Chicago, Matthew Oster has more than 10 years of experience in the industry. In his role, Matt oversees Euromonitor’s Consumer Health research and analysis and leads a team of experts in 99 markets worldwide. As Head of Consumer Health, Matt provides insight into the consumer trends, competitive landscape, and growth opportunities shaping the market. He has spoken at many of the industry’s leading events, including the Global Self-Care Federation’s General Assembly Conference, AESGP’s Annual Meeting, SupplySide West, and the International Conference of Self-Care Trends and Regulations. Prior to this role, Matthew was the Head of Institutional Channels, where he analyzed the changing global healthcare landscape and its effects on the B2B marketplace for goods and services.

Patrick Vesay
Associate Director, Consumer Health

Pat joined Catalent in 2019 and is responsible for strategy and execution of Catalent’s consumer health marketing activities and product portfolio across North America and Europe, focused on the over-the-counter drugs (OTC), nutritional supplements, and topical beauty care segments. Prior to Catalent, Pat spent over 12 years at P&G and J&J leading marketing strategy and execution, innovation, M&A, and other growth initiatives

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