Executive News

Avon Products Inc. Appoints Seasoned Industry Executive Bill Rahn to Lead APAC

Bill Rahn

London-based Avon Products, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Bill Rahn to the position of group vice president, Asia Pacific (APAC). In this role, he will oversee the entire APAC region, leading Avon’s business across five markets—China, India, Malaysia, Philippines and Taiwan. “APAC is an attractive, high-priority region with strategic importance for Avon,” said Jan Zijderveld, chief executive officer of Avon. “I am confident that Bill’s proven track record…

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Reliv International Announces Executive Promotions

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Chesterfield, Mo-based Reliv International, Inc., a maker of nutritional supplements that promotes optimal health, recently announced a series of internal executive promotions. Tom Pinnock to President of Sales and Marketing For over three decades, Pinnock has built and led an organization of tens of thousands of Reliv Distributors. From 1992–1994 he held the position of…

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Arbonne Announces New CEO Jean-David Schwartz

Arbonne International CEO Jean-David Schwartz

Photo: Arbonne International CEO Jean-David Schwartz Arbonne International, LLC, the Irvine, Calif.-based direct seller of personal care and wellness products, today introduced a new chief executive officer: Jean-David Schwartz. Former CEO Kay Zanotti decided to retire after nine years to spend more time with her family. During her tenure, Zanotti led Arbonne through some of its most successful years since…

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Dustin Hillis Appointed New CEO of Southwestern

Dustin Willis

Southwestern, the 163-year-old direct seller and one of Middle Tennessee’s oldest and largest private corporations, recently announced the appointment of a new CEO. On July 1, Dustin Hillis will be promoted to the position held by Henry Bedford since 2006. Bedford will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of the corporation and as…

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Young Living Promotes Lee Bowen to Chief Financial Officer

Young Living Essential Oils

Lehi, UT-based Young Living Essential Oils recently announced the appointment of Lee Bowen as its chief financial officer. Bowen will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s financial condition, as well as overseeing the Accounting, Tax, Finance, Commission Services and Human Resources departments. “At Young Living, much like we seek out the best botanicals from around the…

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Reliv International Names Ryan Montgomery Chief Executive Officer

Ryan A. Montgomery

Reliv International, Inc., the Chesterfield, Mo.-based maker of nutritional supplements that promotes optimal health, recently announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ryan A. Montgomery to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Former CEO Robert L. Montgomery will continue to serve as Chairman of Reliv’s Board. In his new position, Montgomery will manage the…

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WorldVentures Holdings Welcomes Paul Jenkins as CTO

Plano, Texas-based WorldVentures Holdings LLC, parent company of WorldVentures™, welcomed Paul Jenkins as chief technology officer. Jenkins will guide the strategic technology needs of the company. “I look forward to shaping and executing the technology strategy at WorldVentures, joining an outstanding culture with a great team, and to once again be working alongside CEO Josh…

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Modere Appoints Shane Ware New Chief Financial Officer

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Modere, a Springville, Utah-based direct seller of beauty and personal care, health and wellness, and household products, has appointed Shane Ware as the company’s new chief financial officer. Ware has served with the company for 10 years in various roles of progressive responsibility, and brings an intimate knowledge of the Modere brand, as well as…

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Nature’s Sunshine Product’s CEO Greg Probert to Retire

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Nature’s Sunshine Products, a natural health and wellness company engaged in the manufacture and direct selling of nutritional and personal care products, has announced that Chairman and CEO Gregory L. Probert will retire as CEO after transitioning his responsibilities to a successor to be identified by the Board of Directors. Probert will continue in his…

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Avon Appoints Lori Bush to Board of Managers

New York City-based New Avon has appointed Lori Bush to the company’s Board of Managers, effective immediately. Bush is experienced in both the worlds of direct selling and consumer beauty products. From October 2007 through January 2016, she served as president and CEO of Rodan + Fields. During her tenure, the company re-launched under a…

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