CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Jul 28, 2008 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Reliv International, Inc. (RELV) , a nutritional supplements and direct sales company, today announced the promotion of Debra Hellweg to vice president of operations, a newly created position.
Previously Hellweg was director of internal audit. In her new post, Hellweg will have responsibility for various departments including the Distributor Service Center and Travel departments.
"Debra will continue to be a great asset to Reliv in this new position," said R. Scott Montgomery, executive vice president and chief operating officer. "As director of internal audit, Debra learned in detail the company's departments, processes and procedures not only here at the home office, but at all of our non-U.S. offices, too."
Hellweg, 37, joined Reliv in 2004. Prior to 2004, she was internal audit manager at Deloitte & Touche and vice president and auditor of Southwest Bank of St. Louis.
She earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and an M.B.A. with honors from Webster University. Hellweg is a certified internal auditor (CIA).
Reliv International, Inc., based in suburban St. Louis, Mo., is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of 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 70,000 independent distributors. Additional information about Reliv International, Inc. can be obtained on the Web at www.reliv.com.