Claus brings with him more than 25 years of experience from the life science, consumer health care and biopharma industries. Claus was brought up and honed professionally by more than 16 years with GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare working across all product categories - from pain killers to tooth paste - and across all regions. Before joining Otivio Claus was VP Consumer Healthcare, Pronova Biopharma ASA for 4 years and most recently CEO at Smartfish AS – a proprietary juice-based Omega-3 drink, based on Oslo, Norway. He has a broad experience from strategic business planning, commercial execution and innovation development and launching, from working across cultures and in very large as well as in very small organisations. Claus holds a degree in International Business Management, from the Academy of International Business, in Herning, Denmark.