DALLAS, Feb 15, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Natural Health Trends Corp. (NHLC), an international direct-selling company, today announced that is has appointed Keith C. Zagar as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for the Company.
Zagar, 48, comes to Natural Health Trends Corp. from Guild Electrical & Telecom Services, a Dallas-based firm providing electrical and other specialized services principally for telecommunications companies, where he was President. Prior to founding the company in 2003, Mr. Zagar served as Chief Operating Officer of an electrical contracting company in Dallas, successfully managing the company through an unprecedented economic downturn in 2001 and 2002.
Before entering into business, Mr. Zagar spent over twenty years in the private practice of law, concentrating in complex commercial and construction litigation, most of which was as a partner with the Dallas, Texas law firm of Gardere & Wynne. He began his professional career in St. Louis following his graduation in 1981 from Saint Louis University School of Law where he received a juris doctor degree. Mr. Zagar previously had received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting in 1978 from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois.
Mark Woodburn, President of Natural Health Trends Corp., said, "Keith combines business acumen with a first-rate legal mind. As our business develops, especially in our international markets, this experience will prove valuable as we will be able to assess opportunities with even greater precision."
Zagar said, "Natural Health Trends Corp. is growing company, with a good stable of products and an ambitious team of managers and distributors. I think we are bounded only by our imaginations in building this business and I am very pleased to be a part of it."
Natural Health Trends Corp. is an international direct-selling company operating in more than 30 markets throughout Asia, North America and Eastern Europe. The Company markets premium quality personal care products under the Lexxus brand and markets its nutritional supplement products under the Kaire brand. Additional information can be found on the Company's website, and management encourages interested parties to register for updated corporate information via e-mail on the Company's homepage, www.naturalhealthtrendscorp.com.
This press release contains forward-looking information made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements may be affected by certain risks and uncertainties described in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company's actual results could differ materially from such forward-looking statements.