Arlene Karan

Arlene Karan

Chief Regulatory, R&D and Quality Officer

Arlene Karan joined The Hain Celestial Group in August 2022 as the Senior Vice President R&D for North America and was named Chief Regulatory, R&D and Quality Officer in October 2023. Karan is responsible for overseeing innovation across the full product lifecycle, from initial design and feasibility to manufacturing quality and regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining Hain, Karan served as Senior Vice President of R&D and Quality on the Executive Leadership Team at Weston Foods, a North American bakery company. There she led a multidiscipline team to build R&D and Innovation capability, strengthen customer relationships and rebuild Quality programs across the manufacturing network. Previously, she held leadership roles at Campbells, where she grew her career in both R&D and Operations.

Karan received her Masters degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada.

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