Young Living Essential Oils LLC is appointing three executives from within its own ranks as it pursues its next stage of growth.
The seller of essential oil products has announced that former Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Jared Turner, is transitioning to the role of Chief Operations Officer. Turner joined Young Living in 2012 as International Associate General Counsel. As an executive he has been instrumental to the development of international markets and infrastructure, strengths that helped the company achieve annual sales of $1 billion in 2015.
“Jared’s leadership has helped transform Young Living into the company it is today, and we are honored to have him serve as Chief Operating Officer, alongside the rest of our excellent Executive team,” Mary Young, CEO, said in a statement. “His many talents and purpose-driven mindset have helped Young Living achieve unprecedented success, and I am confident that his skillset and passion will propel our company into future successes and global growth.”
Young Living Founder Gary Young calls Turner, a former international business attorney with Utah’s largest law firm, “a trusted and proven leader with determination like no one else I have met.” Before joining the team at Young Living, Turner also built his own companies and worked for more than a decade in network marketing.
“I love this company, our products, and our amazing members and am honored to accept this new role,” said Turner. “Young Living will move forward and continue to innovate and lead the essential oils movement.”
The Lindon, Utah-based company also is adding two new faces to the executive team. Walter Noot, with Young Living since 2014, has been named Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations. Noot has accumulated more than two decades of executive leadership experience at companies large and small, including software giant Computer Associates and imaging firm Canon. At Young Living, he has focused on large-scale improvements to technology processes and supply chain infrastructure.
“As Young Living continues to grow, we understand the importance of maintaining a strong infrastructure and having the correct systems in place to support the evolving needs of the business and our members,” said Noot. “I look forward to being a part of the executive team in this great organization.”
The final appointee is Kelly Case, a 15-year veteran of the company who will now serve as Chief of Staff, supporting and advising the leadership team with a more prominent role in day-to-day affairs. Case initially joined Young Living’s marketing team, but was later promoted to executive assistant to Gary and Mary Young.
“Kelly has an ability to bring balance into even the most difficult situations and offer fresh, intelligent perspective,” said Turner. “She is highly respected by the staff and members alike, and I am honored to have her officially join the executive team.”