Executive News

Alex Grapov Named Kannaway Chief Sales Officer

Alex Grapov

Medical Marijuana, Inc. recently announced that its subsidiary Kannaway has promoted International Vice President Alex Grapov to chief sales officer of the company. “Alex has been instrumental to our international sales and operational growth for the past two years and we believe that this new role is the most natural and well-deserved next step for him to take with our…

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Q&A with Neora Co-CEO, Deb Heisz

Deb Heisz

In a statement released on November 1, Neora fired a shot across the bow of the FTC. They filed suit challenging the FTC’s ability to retroactively change the law without proper authority from Congress or through formal FTC rulemaking. I recently caught up with Deborah Heisz, Co-CEO of Neora, to get some added insight into…

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Chris O’Leary Appointed Tupperware Brands Interim CEO

Chris O'Leary

Tupperware Brands Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Christopher D. O’Leary, an independent director of Tupperware, as interim chief executive officer, effective immediately. This appointment follows Tricia Stitzel’s decision to step down as chairman and CEO of Tupperware, and as a director of the company. Susan M. Cameron, lead director of the Board, was named non-executive…

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NewAge Appoints Julie Garlikov Chief Marketing Officer

Julie Garlikov

New Age Beverages Corporation announced that Julie Garlikov has joined the company as the newly appointed chief marketing officer effective November 4, 2019. Garlikov began her career at the Procter and Gamble Company and held commercial leadership roles of increasing responsibility at Johnson & Johnson, Allergan, PepsiCo, and Torani. She brings over two decades of…

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Dr. Todd Miller Joins Modere Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Todd Miller

Modere recently welcomed exercise and nutrition sciences expert Dr. Todd Miller to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Miller is an associate professor in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at George Washington University (GWU) in Washington D.C., where his research has led him to develop conditioning and nutritional interventions that prevent and manage obesity…

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Herbalife Announces Succession Plan; Reports Record-Breaking Q3

John Agwunobi

The Board of Directors of Herbalife Nutrition announced that John Agwunobi, co-president and chief health and nutrition officer, will become chief executive officer, effective March 30, 2020. At that time, John DeSimone, co-president and chief strategic officer, will become president. Michael Johnson, who is serving as CEO on an interim basis, will remain chairman of the Board of Directors. “With an accomplished…

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Gina Boswell Appointed to Beautycounter Board of Directors

Gina Boswell

Counter Brands, LLC, parent company of Beautycounter, announced the appointment of Gina Boswell to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Most recently, Boswell served as president, Customer Development, Unilever North America; prior to that, she was CEO, Unilever UK & Ireland and executive vice president, Personal Care, North America. Boswell has also held senior leadership positions with other global companies,…

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USANA Announces New Appointments


USANA announced the appointment of Timothy Wood, Ph.D., to the company’s board of directors and the promotion of Walter Noot to chief operating officer. “I’m very pleased to welcome Dr. Wood back to USANA as the newest member of our board,” said Myron W. Wentz, Ph.D., Chairman of the Board. “Prior to his retirement in…

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Plexus Welcomes Dr. Michael Hartman to Research Division

Dr. Michael Hartman

Plexus Worldwide announced the addition of Dr. Michael Hartman, Ph.D., as vice president of Research and Development. An accomplished scientist and respected authority in nutrition science, Hartman will lead an innovative team of Plexus scientists. In his role, he will oversee all facets of product ideation, research, formula development, medical affairs, claims substantiation, science education…

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Plexus Worldwide Names Ulli Lindauer Chief Marketing Officer

Plexus Worldwide announced that Ulli Lindauer has joined the company as chief marketing officer. In her role, Lindauer will oversee all marketing strategies and initiatives with a primary responsibility to drive company growth by leveraging product management, digital marketing, communications, creative services and customer analytics. “Ulli’s experience leading marketing for major consumer goods and luxury…

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