CHESTERFIELD, Mo., May 11, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Reliv International, Inc. (RELV), an international manufacturer and network marketer of nutritional supplements and other food technology products, has named Peter Connelly as the company's new National Sales Manager for its operations in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
"Peter brings a wealth of experience to this key position on our management team in the U.K. and Ireland," says Reliv Senior Vice President Worldwide Operations R. Scott Montgomery. "He has a proven track record in network marketing. We're excited about the energy and initiative that he brings to this important market. Peter brings an intimate first-hand knowledge of the power of network marketing to his Sales Manager position."
Connelly worked extensively in corporate sales and account management before entering the network marketing industry. After building his own successful distributorship with one nutritional supplement company, Connelly then joined another network marketing company in the U.K., and helped that company achieve a tenfold increase in annual sales.
Peter says, "The products and the Reliv business are taking off all over the world. The same thing will happen here in the UK and throughout Europe. The proven Reliv Success System creates an opportunity that is absolutely boundless."
Reliv International, Inc., based in suburban St. Louis (USA), manufactures and distributes several lines of food products, including nutritional and fiber supplements, diet management products, functional foods, sports drink mixes and premium skin care products. Reliv International's common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock Market(R) under the symbol RELV.
Additional information about Reliv International, Inc. can be obtained on the Web at http://www.reliv.com .
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