LOS ANGELES, Nov 28, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) , a global nutrition direct-selling company, announced the appointment of Young Hee Chung as the new general manager of Korea. She will report to William Rahn, senior vice president and managing director of the company's North Asia region, which includes Japan and South Korea.
Chung, 48, is the first female to serve in this capacity in Korea, and was hired when Herbalife first began doing business in Korea in 1996. She possesses a wealth of expertise in diverse business areas including distributor relations, sales and marketing. Her focus includes reinforcing relations with Herbalife independent distributors in the region through marketing strategies customized for the local marketplace.
Since 2000, Chung has served as senior manager of distributor relations and sales, and senior manager for sales and marketing. Chung joined the company as sales order supervisor and has accumulated extensive knowledge and expertise across a wide range of Herbalife operations.
"Based on her expertise in distributor relations, sales and marketing, as well as her superior leadership built during her 10 years with Herbalife, Young Hee Chung will strengthen the company's growth and profitability by providing high quality services to customers and promoting cooperation with distributors," said Rahn.
Chung holds a B.A. from University of Minnesota and completed classes in a master's program at the City University of New York's Baruch Graduate School of Business.
About Herbalife Ltd.
Herbalife ( http://www.herbalife.com) is a global network marketing company that sells weight-management, nutritional supplements and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife products are sold in over 60 countries through a network of more than one million independent distributors. The company supports the Herbalife Family Foundation ( http://www.herbalifefamily.org) and its Casa Herbalife program to bring good nutrition to children. Please visit Investor Relations ( http://ir.herbalife.com) for additional financial information. Additional information on the company's operations in Korea can be found at www.herbalife.co.kr.