CHESTERFIELD, Mo., April 12, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Reliv International, Inc. (RELV) , a developer, manufacturer and marketer of a proprietary line of nutritional supplements, today announced promotions for two top executives.
Ryan A. Montgomery, 33, was promoted to executive vice president, worldwide sales, and Steven G. Hastings, 41, was named senior vice president, North American sales. Both previously were vice president, sales, for Reliv.
"These promotions recognize outstanding performance by Ryan and Steve and ensure that these executives will continue to provide invaluable leadership to Reliv for years to come," said Robert L. Montgomery, chairman, chief executive officer and president.
As Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales, Ryan Montgomery will have overall responsibility for Reliv's overall sales function. From 1999 to 2004, he served as corporate counsel to Reliv. He earned a bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University and his law degree from St. Louis University. He is the son of Robert Montgomery.
Hastings moves up to senior vice president, North American sales. He'll be responsible for overseeing the continued growth of Reliv's critical U.S., Canadian and Mexican businesses. He began his Reliv career in 1993 as director of marketing. Hastings earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois and received an MBA from Butler University.
Reliv International, Inc., based in suburban St. Louis, Mo., develops, manufactures and markets a proprietary line of nutritional supplements addressing basic nutrition, specific wellness needs, weight management and sports nutrition. Reliv sells its products through an international network marketing system of approximately 65,000 independent distributors. Additional information about Reliv International, Inc. can be obtained on the Web at http://www.reliv.com.