LifeVantage Corporation, maker of Protandim(R), today announced the appointment of Kirby Zenger to the role of Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Zenger, who joined LifeVantage in February as Executive Vice President, has led a distinguished career in the network marketing sector. Prior to joining LifeVantage, he most recently co-founded and served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of a successful network marketing nutrition company, which achieved over 40 million in revenue in its first year of business. He has an extensive background in sales, sales organization, leadership development, and training. Mr. Zenger has over 10 years of experience in the direct sales and network marketing industry, and has served as a consultant to several of the industry leaders. In addition, Mr. Zenger has advised Fortune 1000 companies on the development of new markets and organizational structure.
"Kirby brings varied and invaluable experience from both the network marketing industry as well as traditional business," said David W. Brown, President and CEO of LifeVantage Corporation. "He has a proven track record in building and growing network marketing sales organizations at an impressive rate. In all respects Kirby has brought momentum to the LifeVantage team and his leadership is a valuable asset."
"It is an exciting opportunity to serve as the Chief Operating Officer of LifeVantage. Based upon my many years of experience in creating, building and operating successful network marketing organizations, I believe that LifeVantage has the potential to emerge as a true leader in the direct marketing channel. The science behind our product is unprecedented in the industry and the caliber of our management team is unmatched. That is why the Company is attracting the interest of so many distributors and why I believe we are ideally positioned to serve millions of consumers," said Mr. Zenger.
The Company also announced that former CFO Brad Amman will be part of the LifeVantage team that is responsible for international expansion, including the launch into Mexico, slated for Fall 2009.
About LifeVantage Corporation LifeVantage Corporation is a publicly traded, science-based, natural products company, dedicated to helping people reach their health and wellness goals through science-based solutions to oxidative stress. Founded in 2003 and based in San Diego, CA, LifeVantage develops nutraceutical products, including Protandim(R), that leverage the company's expertise and that are intended to deliver significant health benefits to consumers. For more information, visit www.LifeVantage.com.
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