Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) announces the appointment of Vlad Hadji as country director of Herbalife Russia.
Hadji brings more than 12 years of business expertise to Herbalife, specifically in the field of marketing and public relations. Prior to joining Herbalife, Hadji was the marketing director and a member of the board of directors of Luxoft, a premier Russian software development and offshore outsourcing vendor. During this time, he was ranked amongst the 200 most professional marketing directors in Russia by the Russia Managers Association.
Prior to joining Luxoft, Hadji spent six years at Imageland Public Relations in Moscow, one of Russia's most established public relations agencies, ultimately as vice president and chief operating officer. He has also worked for the U.S. State Department and the United States Information Agency.
Hadji has degrees in physics, English language and literature, and sports and marketing. He is a certified professional by the Russian Public Relations Association and is currently lecturing in public relations, marketing and related disciplines at the Russian University of Foreign Affairs (MGIMO).
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.