March 01, 2013
Avon Products Inc.
Avon Products Inc. announced the appointment of David Powell as Senior Vice President of Business Transformation and Global Supply Chain. Powell will report to Sheri McCoy, Avon’s CEO, and will join the company’s Executive Committee.
Powell will lead Avon’s Global Supply Chain organization, including sourcing, manufacturing, logistics and delivery. In addition, he will be responsible for the company’s business transformation efforts, including Process Excellence and the Global Project Management Office for cost savings, as well as the company’s Service Model Transformation project, which aims to simplify how Avon Representatives do business with the company.
Avon, the company for women, is a leading global beauty company, with over $11 billion in annual revenue. Avon markets to women in more than 100 countries through over 6 million active independent Avon sales representatives.
MonaVie, a health and wellness company, announced the appointment of Mauricio Bellora as President and CEO.
Bellora brings experience in business development and leadership to MonaVie. Previously, he was CEO and President of DaumDeuman, a consulting firm that specializes in partnering with direct selling companies to create and implement effective strategies for growth and sustainability. He has an approach to direct selling that includes focus on Web 2.0 and social responsibility.
Bellora gained the knowledge he needed to work as a consultant through his combined 27 years of executive management experience that included time at two of the largest direct selling companies in the world, leading the global product and market expansion efforts for those companies.
Vivint Inc., the largest home automation services company in North America, announced the promotion of Alex Dunn as President. In this new role, Dunn will oversee the strategic direction of the company and manage Vivint’s rapid revenue growth and future expansion plans. He will also direct ongoing initiatives, innovations and performance benchmarks to help Vivint achieve its short- and long-term goals.
Dunn was previously Chief Operating Officer at Vivint, where he oversaw the company’s daily operations, financial activities and business processes.
Also Matthew Eyring has been appointed as the company’s Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer. In this newly created position, Eyring will lead the organization’s directional growth initiatives in home automation, residential security, and solar markets as well as provide guidance and direction on new initiatives.
Vivint Solar, a division of Vivint Inc., has also named Dan Rapp as its new Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, Rapp will oversee Vivint Solar’s technology strategy and software development, including the creation and implementation of advanced data reporting and an enhanced customer interface.
Vivint Solar designs, installs and maintains cost-effective solar energy systems. Vivint Inc. is a provider of home technology services in North America and has a technology-based platform that integrates a wide range of wireless features and components that deliver simple, affordable home security, energy management, home automation and solar solutions.
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4Life Research has announced three corporate promotions in its International Department.
Preston Richards has been promoted to Vice President, International, and will assume responsibility for 4Life markets in Japan, South Korea and Europe. His responsibilities will include working with country general managers to improve operations, growing sales and deploying effective marketing strategies to support 4Life distributors. Richards joined 4Life in February 2010 as Director of International over 4Life’s Southeast Asia markets. He’s worked in the industry since 1992.
Additionally, Daniel Taylor and Nao Lau have been promoted to senior directors of international. Taylor’s responsibilities include Mexico, 4Life’s Central America countries and the Caribbean region. Lau’s responsibilities include Chile, Bolivia, Venezuela, Peru and 4Life’s Emerging Market’s in South America. In each of their new roles, Taylor and Lau will work with in-country employees to execute field communications and marketing initiatives, as well as with country general managers and vice presidents in the areas of operations and logistics.
4Life was founded in 1998 and has opened offices in 22 countries around the world to serve hundreds of thousands of distributors and customers.
Jusuru International Inc.
Jusuru International Inc. announced the appointment of June Dhillon as Vice President of Marketing. Reporting to Jusuru President, Asma Ishaq, Dhillon brings experience in both the nutritional world and in the direct sales industry.
Dhillon’s career of over 25 years, with 17 years in direct sales, includes having held positions as Executive Director of Marketing, Corporate Marketing Consultant and Manager of New Business and New Product Development for global corporations. Dhillon has managed all aspects of the marketing function while supporting international growth into over 30 countries with over $3 billion in sales.
As Jusuru Vice President of Marketing, Dhillon will develop strategic marketing and communication tools, including videos, website enhancements, and sales and training support materials.
Jusuru is a direct seller of nutritional and skincare products that target joint and skin health for humans, pets and horses. The company’s products are powered by its BioCell Collagen®, a multi-patented joint and skin health nutraceutical ingredient, which Jusuru markets exclusively through independent representatives.
Regal Ware Inc.
Regal Ware Inc. has announced the appointment of Richard (Rick) Heath to the position of Executive Vice President, Regal Ware Worldwide. Heath will be responsible for global strategic business development, and sales and marketing activities for all Regal Ware brands, including Saladmaster®, Kitchen Fair® and Lifetime®. He will also oversee operations and human resources for the corporation.
Heath brings more than 20 years of experience in the direct selling industry, with emphasis on global solutions for salesforce expansion and brand growth in both party plan and multi-level marketing selling models.
Regal Ware is a manufacturer of high-quality stainless steel cookware and cast aluminum cookware in the United States with a legacy of quality manufacturing dating back to 1911. Regal Ware products are available direct-to-the-consumer through independent distributors worldwide.
Origami Owl, a social selling jewelry company, is expanding its leadership with the appointment of Darleen Santore as its first-ever Chief Performance Officer.
As CPO, Santore will bring focus to achieving maximum individual and organizational performance; providing guidance on leadership and management development, goal setting and achievement, plan execution and accountability; and overcoming obstacles to success. Santore will also monitor trends and issues facing the direct sales industry, as well as partner with Origami Owl’s Founder, Isabella Weems, to create an educational program for the organization’s designers or sales consultants.
Santore most recently served as a consultant to individuals seeking both personal and professional performance and leadership counsel. In 2008, she established the D.E.A.L. Coaching & Consulting Group, where she has provided counsel to individuals and organizations.
Origami Owl Custom Jewelry was founded in 2010 and today has over 7,000 designers in all 50 states.
SeneGence International®, a direct sales company specializing in long-lasting cosmetics and anti-aging skincare, announced the appointment of Leslie Boyd-Bradley as the new Director of Distributor Development. In her new position, Boyd-Bradley will help motivate the field to sponsor and train new distributors, help promote new leaders and drive the company’s overall growth.
Boyd-Bradley was born into direct sales. With almost 40 years of experience, she watched and worked with her parents to build a business and career as a distributor. She moved into an executive position and continued her executive career with several party plan companies.
Founded in 1999, SeneGence is a privately owned company that sells skincare, anti-aging, cosmetics and body-care products, including its patented long-lasting lip color, LipSense®. SeneGence is currently doing business in 11 countries.