Herbalife Nutrition signed LA Galaxy striker and Mexican National Team member Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez. As part of an exclusive multi-year sponsorship deal, the company will serve as his official sports nutrition partner through the 2023 MLS season. “We’re thrilled to be Chicharito’s exclusive sports nutrition partner. His commitment to nutrition, fitness and the community aligns…

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Herbalife Nutrition announced the winners of its first online global cooking contest featuring professional soccer players from teams around the world. The global cooking competition among Herbalife Nutrition-sponsored soccer teams launched on May 26 on the company’s Instagram account to encourage healthy eating and the importance of staying active. This virtual event, which reached more…

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Herbalife Nutrition, along with the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation, announced an additional $100,000 pledge to expand its partnership with The Hunger Project (THP). The partnership—under its Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative—will be extended for an additional three years to fund the organization’s women-centered, community-led development and educational programs, investing in rural communities around the world affected by food insecurity and malnutrition. “In…

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Herbalife Nutrition and the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation announced that $333,000 of the $1 million pledged to World Food Program USA’s Emergency Response Fund will aid coronavirus pandemic relief efforts. The funds, gifted through the company’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative, will support United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) efforts in responding to supply chain and other logistics issues related to the virus. “Our contribution to…

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Herbalife Nutrition announced that John Agwunobi has assumed the role of chief executive officer (CEO), succeeding Michael Johnson. The company previously announced the planned succession of Michael Johnson on October 29, 2019. After 17 years at the company, Johnson retires as CEO effective March 30, and will retire as chairman on April 29, 2020. Having dedicated his life to improving people’s health, as a…

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Herbalife Nutrition, along with the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF), announced it has a new nonprofit partner, The Hunger Project, under its Nutrition for Zero Hunger (NFZH) initiative. The Foundation has made an initial donation of $30,000 to fund the organization’s women-centered, community-led development and educational programs. Together they will invest in rural communities around the world affected by food insecurity and…

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Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.  announced its executives will present at the 2020 Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Investor Conference on February 20, 2020. The presentation at the CAGNY Conference will be delivered by incoming CEO, Dr. John Agwunobi, current Co-President and Chief Strategic Officer John DeSimone and Senior Vice President of Finance and Strategic Planning Alex Amezquita. The executives will discuss the…

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Herbalife Nutrition announced JDRF (formerly the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation) as the official nonprofit partner of the 2020 Herbalife24 Triathlon Los Angeles. The event will take place on Sunday, May 17, 2020. “We are proud to work with an organization dedicated to ensuring no child has to live with type 1 diabetes,” said Ibi Montesino, senior vice…

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The recent FTC actions against Advocare and Neora underscore how critically important it is for direct selling to avoid becoming ensnared in an FTC investigation Neora’s recent lawsuit challenging the FTC’s enforcement authority is a welcome and needed response to what appears to be increasing regulatory overreach and efforts by the FTC to improperly legislate…

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The Securities and Exchange Commission announced that Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.—a direct selling company with operations in over 90 countries— has agreed to pay $20 million to settle charges that it made false and misleading statements about its China business model in numerous U.S. regulatory filings over a six-year period. According to the SEC’s order, in…

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