CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reliv International, Inc. (NASDAQ:RELV) , an international manufacturer and network marketer of nutritional supplements and other food technology products, has named Javier Ramirez the company's first Sales Manager for the US/Hispanic markets. Ramirez's responsibilities will include work with Reliv's distributor leadership to develop the Hispanic market in the US.
"Javier has built an incredible track record in the Hispanic network marketing community and is ideally suited to capitalize on the opportunity in this market," says Reliv President and CEO Robert L. Montgomery. "His experience, coupled with Reliv's existing presence in most of the major Hispanic communities throughout the US and in Mexico, provides us with great positioning." According to data from the US 2000 Census, the Hispanic population is now 40 million strong, with an estimated $300 billion in purchasing power.
Ramirez has 14 years experience in sales and training within the network marketing industry, the past four were spent in Reliv Mexico where he was instrumental in developing distributor leaders to the Ambassador level and beyond.
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.