September 01, 2011
Arbonne International LLC announced the appointment of Gretchen Price as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer. Price joins Arbonne from philosophy Inc., where she served as Executive Vice President, Administration and CFO since 2008. Previously, she served a 31-year tenure at Procter & Gamble, where she held various positions including Vice President and Treasurer, and Vice President and General Manager, Global Operations.
Price will work closely with Arbonne CEO Kay Napier in overseeing company financial and operations departments. Specifically Price will oversee finance and accounting, operations, human resources, operational aspects of information technology and international.
Price currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Cincinnati Financial Corp., a public property and casualty insurer. Price has also been a member of the Financial Executives Institute and the Board of Governors of the Institute of Internal Auditors. Her activities have included leadership and service on nonprofit community boards and committees that provide funding for fine arts and music, human service programs and student scholarships.
Primerica Inc. has announced the election of Joel Babbit to the company’s Board of Directors. Babbit is the Co-Founder and CEO of Mother Nature Network, a resource for environmental news and information.
Prior to launching Mother Nature Network in 2009, Babbit spent over 20 years in the advertising and public relations industry, creating Babbit and Reiman (acquired by London-based GGT) and 360 (acquired by WPP’s Grey Global Group). Following the acquisition of 360 by Grey in 2002, Babbit served as President and Chief Creative Officer for the resulting entity, Grey Atlanta, until 2009.
Babbit also served as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for his hometown of Atlanta when the city was awarded the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Immunotec Inc. announced the appointment of Daniel Audet as Vice President, Marketing.
Audet has over 20 years of experience in marketing, sales and corporate management with companies specializing in telecom, travel and nutrition, primarily in the network marketing industry. Most recently, he led a consulting team specializing in the development and launching of international direct marketing enterprises.
Immunotec is engaged primarily in the development and marketing of dietary supplements, food, vitamins and personal care and natural health products. Immunotec’s products are distributed and sold in Canada and the United States through a network marketing system.
Dr. Joe M. McCord
Dr. Brooks Hybertson
LifeVantage Corp. announced Dr. Joe M. McCord has been appointed as the company’s Chief Scientific Officer. In addition, Dr. Brooks Hybertson has been reappointed to the company’s Scientific Advisory Board. The Scientific Advisory Board provides input and advice regarding the technical research, intellectual property, and the internal and external education of LifeVantage products.
McCord is recognized as one of the foremost authorities on the body’s antioxidant defense system, and is credited with co-discovering the enzyme Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) in 1969, which marked the beginning of the study of oxidative stress and its impact on the human body. McCord serves as Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry, and Microbiology at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center. He is also the Honorary President of the International Society of Antioxidants in Nutrition and Health. In his new role as CSO, McCord will focus on increasing awareness of LifeVantage products in the scientific community as well as on creating and promoting new science-based products.
Hybertson, MBA, Ph.D., is President of Salina Solutions LLC and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He has a background in scientific research and development, and has been the principal investigator on a variety of research projects pertaining to nutrition, oxidant/antioxidant balance, inflammation, cancer, materials science and drug delivery. He has extensive experience in laboratory research, product development and customer support.
Dr. Keith Jeffords
MonaVie announced Jeff Graham has been named President of Sales for the company’s North America market.
Graham has served as Managing Director of Product Development and as Vice President of Product Management for MonaVie. Graham most recently has served as Senior Vice President of North America and will continue to oversee MonaVie’s product management, development and quality control while taking on the new role of overseeing sales and marketing efforts in the United States and Canada.
Daniel Sharp was appointed to MonaVie’s Business Advisory Board. He is the founding President and CEO of the Royal Institution World Science Assembly, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Large Scale Innovation, and was Forum Coordinator of World Justice Project’s Rule of Law Forum. For 15 years, Sharp was President and CEO of The American Assembly, a national public affairs institution at Columbia University founded by Dwight Eisenhower. He is now its first Emeritus President.
Dr. Keith Jeffords, MD, DDS, has also been appointed to the Business Advisory Board. Jeffords is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.
He has lectured and presented papers to many medical societies and appeared on CNN Presents and the Daystar Network. He also has numerous media appearances in both radio and television.
Rita Cosby has joined the Business Advisory Board as well. She is a renowned Emmy® winning TV host, veteran correspondent and motivational speaker who anchored prime-time shows on FOX News Channel and NBC. She is currently a special correspondent for CBS’ Inside Edition.
Cosby has interviewed over 20 world leaders including several U.S. presidents, as well as numerous celebrities and sports stars.
Very passionate about supporting military/veteran interests, Cosby has also written two books, Blonde Ambition, and Quiet Hero: Secrets from My Father’s Past, both of which have hit several bestseller lists.
Paul Rogers has been named COO of CieAura. Rogers comes to CieAura with more than 20 years of experience in the direct selling industry, both domestically and internationally. Prior to joining CieAura, Rogers launched direct selling companies in the telecommunications and Internet technology industries. He has held executive positions in several companies and helped facilitate the opening of new global markets.
CieAura is a startup direct sales company launched in March 2010 and currently distributing CieAura Transparent Holographic Chips™ that work with the body’s own inner energy flow.
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