ARIIX Appoints New GM in Japan

Shiego Takasugi ARIIX Japan


ARIIX announced the appointment of Shigeo Takasugi as the new General Manager of the company’s Japanese market.

Shigeo Takasugi has previously been with Avon and Shaklee Japan. It has been three years since ARIIX Japan launched. The company’s rapid growth has gained attention, both inside and outside the MLM industry.

“As general manager, the most important thing is to grow the company. In ARIIX ’s first stage, with the incredible support of its leaders, we entered into the direct selling market rather smoothly. As general manager, my commitment is to strengthen the foundation the leaders have already built in order to progress to the next level and help further expand the opportunity in Japan.” said Takasugi.

Mr. Takasugi is paying close attention to ARIIX Japan’s unusually large young adult demographic. He says, “Many of the younger generations are getting involved in this business. Watching them become financially secure as entrepreneurs makes me excited. I want to be a support to them to make their dreams come true through ARIIX. I am grateful that this opportunity enables me to help entrepreneurs, both young and old, to progress to the next level in their lives. Here at ARIIX Japan, I feel as though my ambition will be fulfilled.”

Riley Timmer, Founder and Chief Operating Officer said, “With so much growth happening right now in our Japanese market, we believe that the vast expertise and leadership of Mr. Takasugi will help take ARIIX to the next level. We’re excited to work with him and can’t wait to see what the future holds for ARIIX Japan under his leadership.”

In 2014, ARIIX Japan grew by more than 100% over the previous year, and experienced record-breaking sales in early 2015. Japan is one of the top five direct sales countries worldwide according to Direct Selling News. 


ARIIX is a global opportunity company using the latest research to create leading-edge health and wellness products. The company was born from the shared vision of business leaders in the health industry who wanted to create a unique company based on the Golden Rule of helping others to unleash their potential for good.

ARIIX stands out with a combination of worldwide vision, outstanding industry experience and leadership, products of unrivaled quality, and the philosophy that when one person thrives, the whole community benefits. ARIIX currently operates in the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, Portugal, Greater China, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Australia, Russia, Kazakhstan and Mexico. 

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