ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Founder and CEO Jeff Olson today appointed Deborah K. Heisz as President of Nerium International effective immediately. Under her expanded scope of leadership, Deborah will retain the Chief Operating Officer title within her new position. "Having more than 20 years of leadership experience in a variety of roles within the direct selling industry, Deborah is uniquely qualified to direct the company as it enters its next phase. For the past five months, she has successfully chaired our global steering committee and led the leadership team to position the company for new growth domestically and internationally," said Jeff Olson.
Since the company's August 2011 launch in the U.S., Nerium has created anti-aging skincare and supplement products focused on science and clinically proven to produce real results. After breaking sales records while building millions of consumer fans in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, South Korea and Japan, Nerium will be launching in Australia next month as part of its Asia-Pacific expansion.
"I am proud to be part of the Nerium International family. My forte is building strong teams and leading them to embody the founder's vision and company culture, bringing the vision to fruition beyond expectation. It is my goal to lead our U.S. and international teams to move our global company forward and maintain our position as a unique model of positivity, diversity, innovation and integrity in the direct selling industry," said President and Chief Operating Officer Deborah K. Heisz.
As Nerium's new President and COO, Deborah will also maintain her role as CEO of Live Happy, LLC. Deborah is the co-founder and editorial director of the positive lifestyle magazine and movement. She will be honored and inducted to the Happiness Hall of Fame next month with the likes of athletes, philanthropists and visionaries such as Muhammad Ali and Deepak Chopra. http://happinesshalloffame.com/
Based on her track record as an inspiring leader, and as Nerium celebrates its fifth anniversary in business, it is anticipated that Nerium International President and COO Deborah K. Heisz will take Nerium International to new heights of success and expand its presence around the world.
About Nerium International President and COO Deborah K. Heisz
Nerium International President and COO Deborah K. Heisz is a direct selling industry expert with more than two decades of leadership experience in new business development, new product development, information technology, creative services and publishing. A graduate of Texas Tech University with a bachelor's degree in English, she holds an MBA from The University of Dallas.
About Nerium International
Based in Addison, TX, Nerium International is a global relationship marketing company with Age-Defying products crafted from cutting-edge research and science. Founded in 2011, Nerium has shattered industry records for sales while developing a strong customer base in North American, Latin American and Asia-Pacific markets. This unprecedented success has allowed Nerium to generate $1 billion in cumulative sales after just four years. Nerium was recognized for its historic growth by ranking No.1 on the 2015 Inc. 500 List of fastest-growing private U.S. companies in consumer products and services and No. 12 in overall, as well as No. 38 on the 2016 Direct Selling News' Global 100 List. Led by an executive leadership team with vast domestic and international experience, Nerium is committed to distributing an excellent product line based in real science and providing its Independent Brand Partners with a life-changing and outstanding business opportunity through relationship marketing. For more information, please visit: www.nerium.com
Anita Kasmar, Nerium PR
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