Archive for August 2018

Sarah Bjorgaard Joins Young Living as Vice President of Beauty Essentials

Young Living Essential Oils

Lehi, Utah-based Young Living Essential Oils recently announced that Sarah Bjorgaard has joined the Global Leadership team as vice president of Beauty Essentials. Bjorgaard brings 25 years of experience in direct sales in the beauty industry to Young Living and will focus on growth in the beauty market by introducing new training and sales tools, providing business coaching…

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MLB Hall of Famer Goose Gossage Joins Kannaway Sports Team

Medical Marijuana, Inc., the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the U.S., yesterday announced that former New York Yankees and San Diego Padres relief pitcher and MLB Hall of Famer Goose Gossage has become a spokesperson for its subsidiary Kannaway® to help spread awareness on the benefits of cannabidiol (CBD) for athletes and active consumers. “We’re looking…

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Youngevity Introduces New Products, Brands

Chula Vista, Calif.-based Youngevity International, a leading omni-direct lifestyle company, announced the release of several highly new products during its 2018 Convention held in San Diego, Calif., August 23–25. Product launches included two new Youngevity product lines—Mineral Man and Hemp FX™—as well as additions to Saveur Natural Foods, Youngevity Essential Oils, Nature Direct and BeautiControl. “One thing that…

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Primerica Foundation Awards $20,000 Grant to Miami Bridge Youth & Family Services

Photo: From Left to Right: Peter Schneider, Primerica President; Wendy Mitchell, Miami Bridge Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Dr. Dorcas Wilcox, CEO of Miami Bridge; Kathryn Kieser, Primerica Executive Vice President and Chairman of the Primerica Foundation. (Photo: Business Wire) The Primerica Foundation, the charitable arm of Duluth, Georgia-based financial services company Primerica, Inc., recently awarded a…

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DSA’s On-the-Go Learning Help Members Learn from Colleagues

Photo: The DSA’s Senior Vice President of Education & Marketing Melissa Brunton and Vice President of Membership Nancy Burke identify the upcoming DSA Fall Conference 2018 and Direct Selling Boot Camp presentations that will be released as a part of the 2019 DSA On-the-Go Learning offerings. Through its events, the U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA) uses…

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Alan J. Meyers Joins MONAT as Chief Science Officer

MONAT Global

MONAT® Global, a multinational manufacturer and distributor of hair care products, recently announced that Alan J. Meyers has joined the company as chief science officer. Meyers has more than 30 years as a beauty and personal care industry executive. He has been recognized with the HBA (Health & Beauty Association of America) Lifetime Achievement Award as a…

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LifeVantage CEO Darren Jensen Named to DSA Board of Directors

LifeVantage CEO Darren Jensen was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the Direct Selling Association (DSA), the national trade association representing the direct selling industry and advocates on behalf of its 200-plus member companies. The board consists of 22 industry leaders who serve as officers and directors, as nominated and elected by their peers. Jensen…

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Tupperware to Expand Global Links Program to Brazil


Tupperware Brands, the Orlando, Florida-based direct seller of storage and serving solutions and personal care products, recently announced that it is expanding its Global Links program into Brazil. The program, which is in partnership with Rollins College and the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, is designed to build capacity for women’s…

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DSA of Canada Announces 8 New Board Members

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The Direct Sellers Association of Canada recently announced the appointment of eight new members to its Board of Directors. The newly appointed directors are: Helena Alexandre – Vice President and General Manager, Arbonne International Canada Gina Bresciani – Director of Canadian Operations, USANA Health Sciences Tracy Casey – Canada Sales Manager, Scentsy Len Iakiri – Country Manager, Amway Canada Patricia…

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