TROY, Mich., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ViSalus today announced the appointment of Tyler P. Schuessler as Chief Administrative Officer. Ms. Schuessler will join ViSalus on September 1st from her position as Vice President, Organizational Development & Investor Relations at Blyth, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed company, where she reports to the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer and is a member of the Office of the Chairman. Ms. Schuessler will be a member of ViSalus' senior executive team and will report directly to Ryan Blair, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ViSalus.
"I am very pleased to have Tyler join ViSalus on a full-time basis," stated Blair. "Her operational expertise and versatile skill set make her an important addition to our management team as we continue to grow."
Ms. Schuessler has worked at Blyth for the past 12 years with responsibility for global human resources, investor relations and corporate communications. She has supported ViSalus' human resources function since Blyth entered into an agreement to acquire shares of ViSalus in 2008. Prior to this position Ms. Schuessler served at Blyth in roles of increasing responsibility since 2000. Before Blyth, Ms. Schuessler worked in not-for-profit organization management from 1995-2000, most recently as Director of Development for the Greenwich Public Library.
Ms. Schuessler received a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University and is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut with her husband and two children.
Founded in 2005 with headquarters in Los Angeles, CA and Troy, MI, ViSalus is the company behind the Body by Vi™ Challenge, a 90-day health transformation platform. ViSalus champions personal victories and entrepreneurship through a social marketing model, premium products, and global community culture. ViSalus is majority-owned by Blyth, Inc.(NYSE: BTH) Visit www.Vi.com, or join us at facebook.com/visalus or on Twitter @visalus.
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