USANA announced the appointment of Timothy Wood, Ph.D., to the company’s board of directors and the promotion of Walter Noot to chief operating officer.
“I’m very pleased to welcome Dr. Wood back to USANA as the newest member of our board,” said Myron W. Wentz, Ph.D., Chairman of the Board. “Prior to his retirement in 2011, Dr. Wood led USANA’s research and development department for 15 years. His expertise will help USANA stay at the forefront of cellular nutrition and scientific innovation.”
Dr. Wood joined USANA in June 1996 as Director of Research and Development, and served in this role until June 1999, when he was appointed as the company’s vice president of Research and Development. In January 2006, he was appointed executive vice president of Research and Development.
“I am honored to accept a seat on USANA’s board of directors,” said Dr. Wood. “I have followed the company closely since my retirement and have been pleased to see it grow and progress.”
Walter Noot joined USANA in 2016 as chief information officer. As COO, he will continue to oversee USANA’s information technology function, with the added responsibility of global operations. He has more than two decades of executive leadership experience with numerous companies in and out of the direct selling industry.
“Under Walter’s leadership, USANA’s IT department has been re-organized and is now functioning at the highest level,” said USANA President Jim Brown. “We are grateful to have Walter as a key player on our executive leadership team. His vision, passion for excellence, and knowledge will continue to help USANA attain record heights and accomplishments.”