Rich Libby has joined Herbalife Nutrition as chief information officer. Libby, who will be based at the company’s headquarters in downtown Los Angeles, will have global responsibility for the design, execution and support of Herbalife’s technology strategy.
“We are excited to have Rich, a talented and respected leader in the industry, join our team,” said Dave Pezzullo, chief operating officer at Herbalife. “Rich is joining a group of noteworthy individuals who collectively strengthen the company’s capabilities, especially in the digital arena, and open more doors to innovation.”
Libby was most recently chief information officer at another direct selling company, where he led its digital transformation and was responsible for all aspects of global technology and infrastructure in the company’s markets, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Taiwan. Prior to that, he spent seven years as vice president of technology at Gap Inc., where he ran a multi-year digital transformational program supporting omni-channel marketing, CRM and enterprise data services; as well as 11 years with JPMorgan Chase managing customer service platform technologies.
“Having been in the direct selling and nutrition industry for more than seven years, I have developed a great understanding for the impact technology has on distributors,” said Libby. “I am eager to expand on the technological groundwork already in place.”