Medifast recently hosted a new live broadcast event experience, OPTAVIA Together Live, replacing its traditional in-person convention, which was cancelled due to the global pandemic. The international event, streamed July 24–26, attracted more than 50,000 registrants from across the globe. The presentations generated more than 140,000 views on Facebook, as Coaches hosted watch parties and live events on…

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Medifast, Inc. announced that it has appointed James (Jim) Maloney as chief financial officer, effective today. In his role, Maloney will be responsible for leading the finance function, including all aspects of financial planning and analysis, setting Medifast’s financial and capital allocation strategies and managing investor relations. He will serve as a member of the…

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OPTAVIA is the running-on-all-cylinders-engine propelling its parent company. As the Medifast/OPTAVIA corporate team gathered on the iconic platform at the New York Stock Exchange to ring the market’s opening bell on March 2, 2020, they were ready to celebrate more than just exceptional growth. The team dedicated the bell ringing to the more than 30,000…

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Medifast (NYSE: MED), the company behind the health and wellness community OPTAVIA®, reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. First quarter revenue increased 7.6 percent to $178.5 million from revenue of $165.9 million for the first quarter of 2019. OPTAVIA-branded products represented 79 percent of consumable units sold for the first quarter compared to 73 percent for the same period…

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Medifast, Inc. announced that Timothy G. Robinson, chief financial officer, will be stepping down from his position at the company on March 31, 2020. Medifast Chief Executive Officer Dan Chard and the Board of Directors have retained a leading international executive search firm to help the company identify and appoint a long-term successor to Robinson. Joseph Kelleman has…

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Medifast (NYSE: MED) yesterday reported revenue increased 17 percent in the fourth quarter and 42.4 percent for the full year ended December 31, 2019. Fourth quarter revenue increased to $170.6 million from revenue of $145.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2018. OPTAVIA-branded products represented 79 percent of consumable units sold for the fourth quarter compared…

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Medifast announced it will ring The Opening Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on March 2, 2020, in celebration of its strong 2019. To honor the occasion, Medifast Chief Executive Officer Dan Chard will be joined by Mike MacDonald, chairman of the Board, Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen, co-founder of OPTAVIA and Independent OPTAVIA Coach, members of the executive team and other…

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Medifast Q1 2019

Medifast, the company behind, OPTAVIA, was recently featured on Tamron Hall. Independent OPTAVIA Coach couple Christina and Jorge Gutierrez shared their story with Tamron and her 1.3 million viewers in New York City. The Gutierrez’s started with OPTAVIA in 2018 after a tumultuous year. In November 2017, the couple’s daughter was diagnosed with autism, which naturally triggered a period of marital stress. Coupled…

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In conjunction with its annual meeting, the U.S. Direct Selling Association (DSA), announced top honors to the industry’s standout companies at its 2019 DSA Awards gala in Austin, Texas. In addition, the Direct Selling Education Foundation(DSEF) announced three new inductees to its prestigious Circle of Honor. DSA Awards DSA Awards recognize the outstanding programs DSA…

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