October 01, 2011
Leslie A. Gallacher
Leslie A. Gallacher has been promoted to Vice President of North America Operations, where she will direct efforts in XANGO’s largest market.
In her seven years at XANGO, she has filled many roles and led several initiatives. Most recently, Gallacher worked to improve the recognition program for XANGO distributors. Prior to that, she held the positions of Associate General Counsel, Special Advisor to the President, Director of New Market Development, Senior Director of International Development, Senior Director of Distributor Relations and Senior Director of North America Operations.
She is a member of the Direct Selling Association’s International Council, as well as the newly formed Women’s Leadership Council.
Darren Jensen has been appointed as the new Chief Sales Officer at Ampegy, an energy network marketing company leveraging the power of deregulation through its affiliate, Spark Energy.
As Chief Sales Officer, Jensen will concentrate on the independent representative life cycle with a focus on field development and new programs.
Jensen has more than 21 years of sales and business development experience in network marketing and has worked in various management positions in international business, operations and product development, advancing through successive leadership roles. Additionally, Jensen co-founded two $100 million network marketing companies, and most recently, he was instrumental in growing a company from start-up to $150 million in only four years.
He is an accomplished business leader earning Utah Business magazine’s 2009 Top Forty Under 40 award, and he was a Stevie Awards finalist for Sales and Customer Service in the Worldwide Vice President of Sales category.
It Works! Global
Mike Potillo has been appointed new Director of Sales at It Works! Global, a network marketing company that offers high-quality beauty, wellness and health products. Potillo will work in the corporate headquarters in Bradenton, Fla., as well as in the field.
Potillo has more than a decade of network marketing experience. He has been recognized in dozens of industry publications, including Home Business Connection and on CNN.com. Potillo is the author of How to Go From Minor League Networking to Major League Networking and co-author of It’s Time … for Network Marketing.
Vincent Yiu has been appointed Vice President of Business Development, bringing extensive global and strategic business expertise to CieAura.
Yiu has more than 20 years of experience in the direct sales industry and in management roles. His specialty in creating interpersonal networks, education and training has helped create a significant increase in business volume for a number of companies expanding into the Greater China region. Yiu has also been instrumental in the growth of new members who joined his previous companies in that region.
Victoria Knott has been hired as the new International Marketing Manager of SeneGence International, a direct sales company specializing in cosmetics and anti-aging skin care.
In her new position, Knott will be responsible for developing internal and external relationships to help guide SeneGence’s global expansion. She will also help to develop a comprehensive branding program of SeneGence products and the business model to drive key initiatives within the international operating group.
Knott brings international business marketing and operations skills from her previous time working as a Country Affairs Coordinator at another direct selling company, as well as working in the operations departments at several other companies.
Dr. Vincent C. Giampapa
Dr. Vincent C. Giampapa, M.D., F.A.C.S., has been appointed to the Medical Advisory Board of Jeunesse Global, a network marketing company headquartered in Orlando, Fla.
Dr. Giampapa is a Board Certified Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon and Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He is also Director of the Plastic Surgery Center Internationalé and The Giampapa Institute for Anti-Aging Medical Therapy in Montclair, N.J. Dr. Giampapa is internationally recognized as an innovator in new cosmetic and surgical techniques and instrumentation, as well as a pioneer in the field of anti-aging medicine. He was a founding member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and served as its first President.
Dr. Giampapa is published in numerous academic journals and is the author of the first and only medical textbook on anti-aging medicine and age management for aesthetic surgeons. He also served as a consultant for NASA and has been awarded over a dozen patents for his work.
ARIIX, a health and wellness company, announced the addition of Mary Dee as General Manager of Thailand. Dee’s experience launching businesses and directing marketing and expansion efforts for direct sales companies on an international scale will support ARIIX as she manages company operations, marketing, and business development in Thailand.
ARIIX plans to open in Thailand during the fourth quarter of this year and is currently laying the foundation.
Online industry veteran Brian Fowler has joined the marketing team at WebSafety Inc., a provider of mobile phone software solutions designed to protect families, consumers and businesses from distracted driving, cyber-bullying and other technology-related social issues.
With more than 12 years of business development experience, Fowler will lead WebSafety’s online marketing initiatives and assist with developing a broad-based retail sales strategy.
Fowler has extensive experience and a solid background in communication systems, programming and software solutions and is credited with building the world’s largest Web PBX system with over five million extensions globally. He also currently holds three patents in the VOIP and telecommunications industries.
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