LEHI, UT—February 9, 2006— XanGo, LLC, creator of the mangosteen beverage category is pleased to announce the following new hire and promotions.
Scott Smith has joined XanGo as vice president of information technology. Smith will identify technology and implement new systems. Prior to joining XanGo, he worked for a software solutions company and a business strategy-consulting firm. Scott received his master’s of business administration degree from Brigham Young University.
Sean Poynter has been promoted to vice president of business development and acting chief operating officer of XanGo Japan. Poynter will oversee operations from product demand, quality technology solutions, and finance and accounting needs as the Japan market undergoes future development. He received his master’s degree in accounting from Brigham Young University.
Justin Banner has been promoted to director of strategic planning. Banner will direct a team to create and execute corporate strategic direction. He has several years experience in marketing, market analysis and market research positions. He received his master’s of business administration degree from Purdue University.
Riley Schaugaard has been promoted to director of communications. Schaugaard is responsible for marketing communications, advertising and sponsorships. He has over eight years experience in the direct sales industry. He received his master’s of business administration degree from Utah State University.
About XanGo, LLC
XanGo, LLC is a recognized category creator as the first company to market a premium mangosteen beverage, XanGoTM Juice, to consumers worldwide. A delicious daily dietary supplement, XanGoTM Juice harnesses the nutritional attributes of the whole mangosteen fruit through a proprietary formula. Based in Utah, XanGo is privately owned and powered by a global network of independent distributors. XanGo’s expansive operations include the U.S. and numerous international markets, including Japan, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. For more information on XanGo and XanGoTM Juice, visit www.xango.net.
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