Executive News

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

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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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Paulo Moledo Named Hy Cite Enterprises Senior Vice President of Strategy

Paulo Moledo

Hy Cite Enterprises announced that Paulo Moledo has joined the company as senior vice president of Strategy. Moledo will be responsible for implementation of the global brand strategy as well as management of the Product Development Group, leading the field adoption of CRM and becoming a member of the IT Digital Transformation team. Moledo has 12…

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Janne Heimonen Appointed Managing Director of Kannaway European Division

Janne Heimonen

Medical Marijuana, Inc. recently announced that its subsidiary Kannaway® has appointed Janne Heimonen as managing director of its European Division. Kannaway currently ships products to many countries within the European Union. The company is working to expand access to CBD and hemp throughout Europe. “Kannaway is fortunate that Janne joined our team last year, and we’re excited to…

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Steve Dee Named Rodan + Fields Chief Information Officer

Steve Dee

Rodan + Fields, LLC recently announced the appointment of Steve Dee as chief information officer. Dee brings more than 25 years of technology and digital experience to Rodan + Fields, with experience at leading brands like Nike, J. Crew and Accenture. Most recently, he was vice president of Technology at Nike where he was responsible for leading…

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India Hicks to Close Business

India Hicks

India Hicks announced that she will be closing her eponymous lifestyle brand. In an Instagram caption posted earlier this week, the designer said “the difficulties faced as a young brand have proved to be too much for us to overcome… Today we will be thoughtfully winding down our business, taking along the gifts of life…

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Martine Girotto Named President of LegalShield Canada

Martine Girotto

LegalShield today announced that Martine Girotto has been named president of LegalShield Canada. She will report to LegalShield CEO Jeff Bell.  “We are incredibly excited Martine has joined our leadership team. With her record of leadership at major brands and deep roots in the Canadian community, Martine has developed a top reputation in the industry…

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