COPPELL, Texas, Apr 23, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Mannatech, Inc. (MTEX) announced today that Jiweon Jung will assume the position of General Manager of Mannatech Korea Ltd. A native of Seoul, Mr. Jung most recently served as General Manager of Pulmuone NCC, a Korean manufacturer and distributor of traditional Asian food and nutritional products. Additionally, he has held management positions in the global nutritional marketing companies, Rexall Showcase International, Nature's Sunshine Products and Unicity Network of Korea. He will assume his new responsibilities effective immediately.
Mr. Jung will implement the overall activities required to establish Mannatech Korea's operations. He will also work with Mannatech's corporate office to design and carry out aggressive launch strategies in the country.
"We are delighted to have Jiweon as part of Mannatech's team in Korea. As we continue to move toward our entry into the Korean market, his experience and leadership skills will be key to the building of a strong presence for both our company and our Associate sales base," said Mannatech's President of International Operations, Jack Crowley. "We are confident that with his management and leadership skills, we will not only realize a very successful launch of our Korean business but strong future growth as well."
Jiweon earned a degree in Business Administration from Central Connecticut State University in the United States; he studied at their Graduate School of International Affairs. He also attended Chung Ang University in Korea.
Based in Coppell, Texas, Mannatech, Inc. is a wellness solutions provider that develops innovative, high quality, proprietary nutritional supplements, topical products and weight management products which are sold through a global network marketing system throughout the United States and the international markets of Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Japan and New Zealand.
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