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Darcy Horn Davenport

President, Active Nutrition

Darcy Horn Davenport serves as President of Active Nutrition, an operating company of Post Holdings. Active Nutrition is made up of three business units: Premier Nutrition, Dymatize and Active Nutrition International. The company produces foods, beverages and supplements under the brands Premier Protein, PowerBar, Dymatize, Supreme Protein and Joint Juice.

Darcy has been with Active Nutrition since 2009, serving in a variety of leadership roles in marketing and management. Under her leadership, Active Nutrition sales experienced double digit growth every year and increased profitability, adding over $100MM to the bottom line in two years. She also has more than doubled the size of the Premier Protein brand to become a category leader with more than $500MM net sales. Darcy is passionate about purpose-driven organizations where corporate culture is the fuel to the company growth. She strongly believes in employee empowerment where everyone has a voice and better ideas, fundamentally, come from diverse viewpoints.


Prior to joining Active Nutrition, Darcy held brand management positions at Dreyer’s Ice Cream, Zobmondo, a board game company and Timuk2, a bag manufacturer. She started her career in finance as a consultant with Ernst & Young.

Darcy earned her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and her MBA from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.


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