PITTSBURGH, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC) (the "Company"), a leading global specialty health, wellness and performance retailer, announced today it has engaged ICR to enhance the Company's strategic financial communications program.
Tricia Tolivar, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of GNC, said, "We are excited to be partnering with ICR to support and strengthen our financial communications. ICR's experience in the consumer health and nutrition sector will help improve our investor relations strategy and expand awareness of GNC in the financial community."
Established in 1998, ICR partners with companies to execute strategic communications programs that achieve business goals, build credibility and enhance long-term enterprise value. The firm's highly differentiated service model, which pairs capital markets veterans with senior communications professionals, brings deep sector knowledge and relationships to more than 500 clients in approximately 20 industries.
The Company also announced that Mike Archbold, CEO and Tricia Tolivar, Executive Vice President & CFO will be presenting at ICR's annual conference on January 13, 2016 at the Grand Lakes Orlando Resort. The presentation, which is scheduled for 10:30 am EST, will be available via webcast on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website.
About GNC Holdings, Inc.
GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC) - headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA - is a leading global specialty health, wellness and performance retailer.
The Company's foundation is built on 80 years of superior product quality and innovation. GNC connects customers to their best by offering a premium assortment of vitamins, minerals, herbal supplements, diet, sports nutrition and protein products. This assortment features proprietary GNC - including Mega Men®, Ultra Mega®, Total LeanTM, Pro Performance®, Pro Performance® AMP, Beyond Raw®, GNC PuredgeTM, GNC GenetixHD®, Herbal Plus® - and nationally recognized third-party brands.
GNC's diversified, multi-channel business model generates revenue from product sales through company-owned retail stores, domestic and international franchise activities, third-party contract manufacturing, e-commerce and corporate partnerships. As of September 30, 2015, GNC had more than 9,000 locations, of which more than 6,700 retail locations are in the United States (including 1,067 franchise and 2,304 Rite Aid franchise store-within-a-store locations) and franchise operations in more than 50 countries.
Tricia Tolivar, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, (412) 288-2029; or
Dennis Magulick, Vice President – Treasury, Investor Relations & Risk Management, (412) 288-4632
John Mills, Partner – ICR, (646) 277-1254
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