Executive News

Charlie Orr Joins Strouds; Company to Launch SOMNVIE Social Selling Brand

Strouds Linens recently announced that Charles L. Orr has joined the Executive Committee in anticipation of the 2020 launch of the company’s social selling bedding brand, SOMNVIE. “I’ve had the good fortune of knowing Charlie for more than a decade as we collaborated in industry meetings,” said founder and CEO Jeff Stroud. “In looking to…

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MONAT Global welcomes Marc Juan Lopez as Chief Financial Officer

Marc Juan Lopez

MONAT Global welcomes Marc Juan Lopez as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). A financial executive with 16 years of diverse international experience with Fortune 500 companies, Lopez held positions in corporate finance, financial reporting, accounting, internal controls, risk management and auditing. “I am pleased to add Marc to our team. His talent and expertise further strengthen…

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HealthSync Global Welcomes New President Doug Jensen

HealthSync Global

HealthSyncTM Global recently appointed Doug Jensen as President. Jensen will oversee operations, sales, strategic direction, and leadership for the emerging wellness company.  Jensen has over 25 years of corporate leadership and sales experience with 14 years in the network marketing industry. “Doug is one of the most uniquely qualified individuals with whom I have ever…

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Plexus Worldwide Welcomes Kim Drabik as Director of Government Relations

Kim Drabik

Plexus Worldwide is pleased to announce the addition Kim Drabik to its leadership team as the Director of Government Relations. In this new corporate role, Drabik will be responsible for driving strategy that moves good public policy, stakeholder engagement involved with local, state, federal and global government affairs. “Kim brings established and well-known direct selling industry…

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John Fleming Pens Open Letter to New Avon CEO Paul Yi

LG Household & Health Care’s acquisition of the North American operations of New Avon LLC announced back in April went through earlier this month. In connection with this transaction, Former President of Coca-Cola Korea Company Paul Yi has assumed the CEO duties from Laurie Ann Goldman, who led New Avon for the past eight months.…

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Katherine Weng Named Mary Kay General Manager for China

Katherine Weng

Mary Kay Inc. announced the appointment of Katherine Weng as general manager for Mary Kay (China) Co., Ltd. Based in Shanghai, Weng will report directly to Mary Kay’s Asia Pacific Region President KK Chua. “Katherine’s tireless work ethic, strategic mindset and ability to forge long-term relationships have enabled Mary Kay China to reach new heights,”…

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Scentsy: Thompsons to Share Co-CEO Duties; Dan Orchard Named President

Dan Orchard

Scentsy announced that Heidi and Orville Thompson will share the title of co-CEO and Dan Orchard will be president, effective immediately. Heidi Thompson previously served as president and Orchard was general manager of Emerging Markets for the Meridian, Idaho-based company. According to the company, the Thompsons have been able to scale back their day-to-day involvement…

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Nature’s Sunshine Announces Restructure of Global Business Units

global business units

Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. recently announced the restructure of its global business units as well as the appointment of new executives. The company’s restructure of its global business units included creating four regional Operating Business Units (OBUs) to further align and target regional strategies driving synergies in product, organizational and go-to-market capabilities across both the…

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Luis Vázquez Appointed Avon Global Sales Leader

Luis Vázquez

Avon Products, Inc. recently announced that Luis Vázquez has been appointed to lead its global sales team.   Vázquez, who has extensive direct selling experience, will spearhead the company’s efforts to open up growth by driving recruitment, retention and training for the millions of Avon Representatives across the world.   “I am delighted that Luis is joining Avon in…

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