Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Zackon is Chief Executive Officer of Bonne Santé Group. Mr. Zackon is a dynamic and highly accomplished C-suite executive with deep experience in the nutraceutical industry specifically having focused on the development and implementation of comprehensive operational and financial initiatives. As CEO, Mr. Zackon’s mission is to drive revenues, generate increased earnings and, ultimately, enhance shareholder value.
Mr. Zackon most recently served as Vice President and Interim Chief Operating Officer for Twinlab Consolidated Holdings, Inc., a publicly held 50-year old international health and wellness company engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of a broad array of nutritional products. His responsibilities included overseeing operations, logistics, supply chain and business development. During his tenure with the company, Mr. Zackon designed and initiated a highly proactive restructuring program including a substantial decrease in personnel, significant cost-cutting, consolidation of operations, margin increases and realignment of the company’s priorities.
Prior to his position as Chief Operating Officer to Twinlab, Mr. Zackon served as the Vice President of Operations at Woodfield Distribution, LLC a leading 3PL provider to the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry. During his tenure with Woodfield, Mr. Zackon oversaw significant growth in fiscal year 2018 revenue and expanded the company footprint by standing up new domestic and international facilities. Before working with Woodfield, Mr. Zackon was Chief Operating Officer of Private Label Express, a nutraceutical health and wellness contract manufacturer and distributor. Under his leadership, Private Label Express scaled from 90 employees to over 240 employees with revenue exceeding $75 million. Prior to relocating to Florida, Mr. Zackon served as the Chief Operating Officer of PDF Security Services, a leading multi-national security consulting firm based in Sacramento, CA. Prior to PDF, Mr. Zackon founded Dynamic Protective Services.
In addition to his accomplishments in the private sector, Mr. Zackon is a graduate of the Los Angeles County Police Academy at Rio Hondo Class 177. Upon graduation Mr. Zackon was engaged by the Los Angeles Police Department and Palantir Technologies to serve as an Intelligence Analyst embedded within LAPD’s Special Investigation Section (SIS). Mr. Zackon trained at the Central Intelligence Agency in Mclean VA, followed by assignment to the Joint Regional Intelligence Center in Los Angeles. Mr. Zackon graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Psychology and is bilingual in English and French.
Chief Financial Officer
Alan Bergman, 52, is the Chief Financial Officer of Bonne Santé Group. He is a forward-thinking executive who brings over 20 years of diversified accounting and financial management success building and directing best-in-class corporate finance organizations. Mr. Bergman’s association with BSG will provide the Company and related entities with superior and insightful due diligence processes for both public company targets and prospective private company acquisitions. In addition, Mr. Berman’s mission with BSG is to do a bottom-up installation of reporting and accounting procedures to assure maximum compliance with all regulations.
Mr. Bergman’s expertise includes corporate financial management, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, cost reduction and avoidance, financial analysis and reporting, IPO management, contract negotiations, ISO 9000 Quality Systems and SEC reporting and compliance.
Mr. Bergman commenced his career in 2000 with Deloitte as a Senior Auditor; subsequently Senior Auditor at Weinberg & Company, P.A.; Audit Manager at Mallah Furman, P.A.; Vice President Finance at Latitude Solutions; Controller for Woodfield Distribution; Vice President Finance at Greenlane Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNLN), and, most recently, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President Finance at Bright Mountain Media, Inc. (OTCQB: BMTM), an engagement he completed in December 2020. In addition, Mr. Bergman is also an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at Florida Atlantic University and Millennia Atlantic University. Mr. Bergman received his Master’s in Accounting from University of Miami.