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Fred Duchin

Fred Duchin is a Strategic Executive at Avista Capital Partners. Mr. Duchin is a highly established senior executive in the consumer healthcare industry with over 30 years of experience. He most recently served in various senior executive roles at Bayer Consumer Care, including leading Bayer’s North American Over-the-Counter (OTC) portfolio. Prior to Bayer Consumer Care, Mr. Duchin served as the U.S. Head of OTC Marketing for Merck Consumer Care. Mr. Duchin also spent nearly 20 years at Schering Plough as a Vice President and General Manager of various consumer healthcare business units and began his career at Nestle Foods Company and The Quaker Oats Company. Mr. Duchin received a B.A. in Accounting from Franklin & Marshall College, and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.