Owen Carryl is the leader of the Food Industry Practice at Kaye/Bassman International Corp (KBIC), one of the top executive recruitment firms in the U.S. His expertise lies in consulting with food and beverage manufacturers across the U.S. and Canada, aiding in their growth by assembling high-performing teams of senior-level professionals in Research & Development, Food Safety & Quality, and Operations.
Before his tenure at Kaye/Bassman, which began in January 2016, Owen excelled in various leadership roles within Research & Development. He served as Vice President of External Innovation at Avery Dennison, Director of R&D and Open Innovation at PepsiCo, and Section Head of Research & Development and Clinical Design at Procter & Gamble.
A formally trained Cardiovascular Physiologist and an Adjunct Professor of Anatomy & Physiology at Collin College, Owen also stands out as a consumer products innovator. With over three decades in the Consumer Health Care and Food & Beverage Industries, he has led teams of scientists and engineers in developing and launching groundbreaking products. One notable achievement is Align Probiotic, the leading probiotic brand recommended by doctors and gastroenterologists, widely used by millions for gut health support.