Herbalife Nutrition announced Rhonda Vetere has joined the company as executive vice president and chief information officer.
Vetere will have global responsibility, including information technology strategy and implementation. She brings more than 25 years of experience as a global technology executive in the health, financial, insurance and consumer packaged goods industries, as well as several telecommunications companies worldwide.
Most recently, Vetere was chief information officer at Santander Bank, where she helped transform their mobile, retail and online banking applications and infrastructure. Before that, she spent five years as the chief technology officer for Estee Lauder Companies, leading global infrastructure, applications, service delivery, operations, security, architecture and IT strategy.
“We are proud to welcome another accomplished global executive with tremendous experience to the team,” said Dave Pezzullo, chief operating officer at Herbalife Nutrition. “Rhonda’s expertise will greatly strengthen the company’s technology capabilities and guide the digital strategies that support our independent distributors’ businesses.”
Vetere has been recognized for a number of executive and technology awards, including the 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology from the National Diversity Council and shortlisted Top Woman of the Year, for Women in IT Awards Silicon Valley, most recently in 2019.
“I’m looking forward to sharing my experience and bringing my solutions in the technology space and increasing value for our distributors, customers and employees,” said Vetere. “I’m also thrilled to be a part of a brand that shares my commitment to living a healthy, active lifestyle.”