Bucknell University graduate John Dowers ’81 was recently named the President of the Consumer Healthcare Division at the WellSpring Pharmaceutical Corporation. Based in Sarasota, Fla., WellSpring recently acquired well-known brands Bactine® and FDS® and also produces well-known products such as Micatin® and Emetrol®.
Dowers was most recently the CEO of the S. Walter Packaging Corporation, the largest distributor of coordinate packaging in the U.S. He has held several leadership positions in sales and marketing, including for nearly 14 years at Nestle. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Bucknell, as well as an MBA from the University of Chicago.