Global nutrition company Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) announced that it plans to create 300 new jobs by the end of 2018 at its Innovation and Manufacturing facility in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The jobs will be a mix of manufacturing and IT roles and are part of an expansion plan that will also include additional investment of $3.5 million into infrastructure and development by the end of 2016.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory made the announcement at an event held July 2 at the Herbalife facility.
These new jobs will be in addition to the 500 jobs that Herbalife will have created by the end of 2015. Herbalife currently employs 404 people in Forsyth County who produce a wide range of Herbalife’s nutrition and weight-management products.
"Our newest and largest manufacturing facility in Winston-Salem is integral to our ‘seed to feed’ strategy and we are excited to be embarking on this next phase of investment in support of our global growth,” said David Pezzullo, Herbalife’s executive vice president, worldwide operations. “We are grateful to Governor McCrory and to all those who supported this decision in Forsyth County and Winston-Salem, enabling us to expand our operations and make this additional investment in the region.”