LOS ANGELES, Jun 08, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) announces the appointment of Marcelo Zalcberg as operations director of Herbalife Brazil with responsibility for distributor operations, logistics, regulatory affairs and local manufacturing.
Zalcberg has over two decades global experience in strategic planning and business planning. Before joining Herbalife, he served as director of consumer lines for Unibanco AIG Seguros e Previdencia S.A., where he led the sales, product and marketing functions in Sao Paulo. His previous posts include general director human resources, product and retail marketing director, and regional sales director of Unibanco S.A.
Previously, Zalcberg served as regional sales director and financial planning and market director for Banco Nacional S.A. in Rio de Janeiro. At Odebrecht S.A. in Salvador, he served as director of financial planning and treasury, and manager of strategic planning and organization management. Earlier posts included a consultant for Permanite Ltd in London and partner of Meta Arquitetura Ltd.
Zalcberg is fluent in French, English, Spanish, and Hebrew, and is a native Portuguese speaker. He holds a bachelor's degree in architecture and business administration as well as a master's degree in economics and management from University College of London. He completed the advanced master's program at Harvard Business School, among other courses in Brazil and overseas.
Herbalife is a global network marketing company that sells weight management, nutritional supplement and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife products are sold in 60 countries through a network of more than one million independent distributors. In 2004, the company had net sales of $1.3 billion. The company celebrated its 25th anniversary year with a worldwide distributor event in Atlanta, Georgia in April 2005. More information can be found at www.herbalife.com. (HLFP)