The Board of Directors of Herbalife Nutrition (“Board”) announced that Michael O. Johnson, current member of the Board and the former Chairman and CEO of Herbalife Nutrition (“Company”), has been named Chairman and interim Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Dr. John Agwunobi, who is departing the company.
The Company expects to name a new CEO in 2023.
Mr. Johnson brings more than 40 years of experience leading multi-national corporations, including close to two decades of leading Herbalife Nutrition. Known for his deep expertise in building brands, Mr. Johnson has a proven track record in innovation, motivation, and growth.
“Michael’s vision, intellect and passion for Herbalife Nutrition make him uniquely qualified to lead Herbalife at this time,” said Alan LeFevre, lead independent director of Herbalife Nutrition’s Board of Directors.
“His past success of growing the business, combined with his relationships with the Company’s independent distributors, experienced management team, employees and investors, will help the Company accelerate growth and unlock additional opportunities.”
Micahel Johnson stated:
“I have been fortunate to be a part of this iconic brand for close to two decades and I am excited for the opportunities ahead. For more than 40 years, Herbalife Nutrition has been transforming people’s lives by providing them with personalized nutrition and an economic opportunity that is the best in the industry.
This commitment to improving communities around the globe is needed now more than ever and while we are proud of our past, we are even more excited about our future.
We have hard work ahead of us, but our entrepreneurial and successful business model is resilient, our independent distributors are a powerful engine for continued growth and our dedicated employees are motivated and committed.”
Mr. LeFevre continued,
“On behalf of all of us at Herbalife Nutrition, we thank Dr. Agwunobi for his service and commitment to the Company over the past seven years and wish him success in his personal and professional endeavors.”
About Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.
Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE: HLF) is a global company that has been changing people’s lives with great nutrition products and a business opportunity for its independent distributors since 1980.
The Company offers science-backed products to consumers in 95 markets through entrepreneurial distributors who provide one-on-one coaching and a supportive community that inspires their customers to embrace a healthier, more active lifestyle. Through the Company’s commitment to nourish people, communities and planet, Herbalife Nutrition pledges to achieve 50 million positive impacts – tangible acts of good – by 2030, its 50th anniversary.
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