Executive News

Shaklee Welcomes Renowned Physiologist, Former Olympian

Shaklee Corporation recently announced the addition of world-renowned sports physiologist Dr. Genadijus Sokolovas and former Olympian Sarah Scherer-Oursland to the Shaklee Pure Performance Team. Dr. Sokolovas has been the leading researcher on the impacts of lactic acid production in elite athletes. He has worked with Olympic gold medalists, including US swimmer Michael Phelps, and served as director of Physiology…

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Darryl Green Named Stemtech Board Chairman

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Stemtech Corporation recently announced the appointment of Darryl V. Green as its Chairman of the Board. “The company’s ability to attract someone of Mr. Green’s caliber to our team, reinforces the value proposition we are bringing to the marketplace,” said Ray Carter, Stemtech CEO. “His leadership will help us to reach new levels of global…

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Jim O’Reilly Named ARIIX Australia GM

ARIIX recently announced that industry veteran Jim O’Reilly has joined the executive team as general manager of Australia to the ARIIX Executive Team. “Jim’s professional experience and dedication to the MLM industry demonstrates a commitment to meeting customer needs,” said Mark Wilson, ARIIX president and founder. “His attention to detail has led to extraordinary success…

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Medifast/OPTAVIA Expands Executive Team to Support Asia-Pacific Expansion

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Medifast/OPTAVIA recently expanded its executive team to support its intended Asia-Pacific expansion, including Hong Kong and Singapore, in 2019. Tony Tyree has been appointed chief marketing officer and Fran Lawler has been appointed chief human resources officer, adding to the company’s leadership team as it prepares for international expansion with its lifestyle brand and Coach community, OPTAVIA®. The appointments follow those of Nicholas Johnson, president…

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Lela Russo Named MONAT Vice President of Marketing

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MONAT® Global recently announced it has named direct selling industry veteran Lela Russo as vice president of Marketing. “Lela will play a vital role in supporting our ambitious growth,” said President Stuart MacMillan. “Her experience in our industry will provide valuable insight to support our fast-growing line of products, which will ultimately aid in MONAT’s strategy for continued…

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James Thompson Named New Avon Chief Beauty & Brand Officer

Avon Products, Inc. recently announced the appointment of as chief beauty and brand officer, effective November 1, 2018. Thompson joins Avon following a 24-year career at Diageo PLC, most recently serving as chief marketing and innovation officer for Diageo North America. At Avon, he will focus on leveraging the strength of Avon’s beauty marketing and innovation to create more agile category teams that will…

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Colin Shenoy Named Avon Vice President of IT Transformation

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Avon Products, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Colin Shenoy as vice president for IT Transformation, effective immediately. Shenoy will report to recently appointed Chief Digital and IT Officer Benedetto Conversano as part of the Digital and IT leadership team. His responsibilities will include designing and implementing a new digital and IT organization for Avon, executing a targeted strategy to transform the…

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Amway Welcomes Milind Pant as CEO

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Ada, Mich.-based Amway, the world’s largest direct selling company, yesterday announced Milind Pant as its chief executive officer. Pant joins Amway from Yum! Brands where he was recently president of Pizza Hut International. He will report directly to and hold a seat on Amway’s Board of Directors effective January 2, 2019. This is a new…

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Tupperware Brands CFO Poteshman to Retire After 25 Years

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Tupperware Brands Corporation recently announced that following a successful 25-year career with the company, Michael S. Poteshman plans to retire from his role as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO). Poteshman will continue in his role until March 1, 2019, following the company’s fiscal year 2018 financial closing process. Poteshman joined the company’s former parent company, Premark International, Inc.…

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Beth Jackson Named Southwestern’s VP and Corporate Controller

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Nashville, Tenn.-based Southwestern Family of Companies recently announced the promotion of Beth Jackson to vice president and corporate controller. Jackson will oversee the accounting department and be responsible for payroll, accounts payable, tax, audit, budget, general ledger, consolidated financial reporting, cash management and staffing functions. She will also work in tandem with Southwestern Family of Companies’…

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