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Anouchah Sanei, PhD
Chief Innovation & Science Officer

Anouchah Sanei, PhD

Joined Amway in:


“Amway R&D continues to find new ways to support the needs of our business owners through discoveries in beauty, nutrition and home care. With nearly 1,000 scientists, engineers and technicians around the globe, the scientific strength of our products is why Amway stands out among the world’s top business opportunities.”


Anouchah Sanei, PhD oversees all global research and development for Amway, which includes nearly 1,000 scientists, engineers and technicians throughout more than 100 countries and territories where Amway operates. She will leverage Amway’s reputation for using cutting edge science and technology to discover and develop relevant, high-impact health products.

Sanei’s dedication to finding new ways to appeal to Amway Business Owners and consumers comes from years of experience using her deep knowledge and understanding of science and technology around the globe.

Sanei brings to Amway more than 20 years of global research and development leadership experience, including positions at the Campbell’s Soup Company, PepsiCo., and Nestle.

While at Campbell’s, Sanei was responsible for leading its Transformational Innovation agenda, Insulated Technologies, Ingredient and Packaging as well as the development and execution of their Nutrition strategy.

Prior to Campbell’s, Sanei spent 14 years with PepsiCo in a variety of executive leadership roles including Vice President – R&D, Europe, where she led the Developed European markets R&D organization for food and beverages and owned the innovation, quality and productivity programs for the juice, snacks and breakfast cereal categories. She also created the Asia R&D center in Shanghai and was instrumental in creating disruptive, locally relevant innovation for China and Asia Pacific.

Sanei also spent numerous years with Nestle in Europe and North America and led the innovation agenda and multiple R&D teams for pet food, coffee and other beverage categories.

In 1990, Sanei achieved a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Technology of Compiegne, France and a Bachelor of Sciences at University of Caen and University of Paris – France.

Sanei is a member of Amway’s executive staff, the company’s top advisory team to the Chief Executive Officer Milind Pant.