Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc. has added Emma Battle and President and CEO-elect Ryan Napierski to its Board of Directors.
“We welcome our newest board members and the experience and insights they have in business, entrepreneurship and digital strategies,” said Steven J. Lund, executive chairman of the board. “Ryan understands our business as well as anyone, and as he continues the transition into his new role, we are excited to see him lead the company in building on the strategy and momentum built over recent years. Emma’s extensive background in digital marketing and strategy will be valuable as we continue to build our digital business. We are also pleased with continued progress in our efforts to add more diversity to our board, broadening our perspective and collective experience.”
Battle is the CEO and founder of strategic consulting and digital marketing firm Market Vigor and a current member of the Board of Directors for Unifi and Bassett Furniture Industries. She is also an active champion for several charitable and civic causes like UNC’s Director Diversity Initiative, OnBoardNC, Take Your Seat and Santa Clara University’s Black Corporate Readiness program. Battle has a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and MBA from Harvard Business School.
Napierski will fill current CEO Ritch Wood’s position on the Board, who will retire September 1, 2021. Napierski has been working for Nu Skin for 25 years, serving in a number of leadership titles, including President of Global Sales and Operations, President of Nu Skin Japan, and has served as president of the company for the last four years. Napierski has an MBA from Duke University and a master’s degree in international business from Goethe Universitat in Germany.