Brian Buchert

Brian Buchert, Church & Dwight
Vice President, Corporate Strategy and M&A
Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

Brian is the Head of Corporate Strategy and M&A for Church & Dwight based out of Ewing, NJ – Church & Dwight is a manufacturer of consumer and specialty products and owns such iconic brands as Arm & Hammer, Trojan, OxiClean, Waterpik, First Response, Vitafusion, Flawless, Spinbrush, Nair and Orajel with total sales of $4.5 billion and an enterprise value of over $20 billion.  Since joining Church & Dwight in 2006 the company has acquired 16 brands with an aggregate transaction value over $4.3 billion including:  Flawless hair removal devices, Waterpik water flossers, Passport Food Safety, Agro Biosciences Animal Nutrition, Viviscal hair care, Anusol hemorrhoid business, Toppik hair fiber care, Vi-Cor Animal Nutrition, RepHresh and Replens Women’s health brands, Avid Health (L’il Critters and VitaFusion gummy vitamins), OxiClean, Orajel, Simply Saline, Batiste, Toothtunes and Feline Pine brands and sold nine brands as well.  Brian also is on the board of directors of the Armand Products JV in the Specialty Products Division for Church & Dwight.   Brian joined Church & Dwight in 2006 after a 10-year career on Wall Street, in Private Equity and Corporate M&A. Brian began his career working in the Healthcare Investment Banking Group at Morgan Stanley. Brian then went on to work in Private Equity at Columbia Capital in Washington, DC making over 20 direct investments totaling over $400 million in early stage Technology, Software and Telecommunications companies. Most recently prior to Church & Dwight he headed the M&A department at Lafarge North America which was the largest U.S. basic materials provider before being acquired in 2006.   He received his BS in Finance from Georgetown University.   Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

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