SALT LAKE CITY, Jun 10, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Dave Wentz, president of USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (USNA) , was elected chairman of the Direct Selling Association (DSA) Board of Directors on Monday during the organization's 2008 Annual Meeting in Phoenix.
The DSA is a national trade association of more than 200 leading companies that manufacture and distribute goods and services sold directly to consumers. Wentz will serve a one-year term as chairman, helping the organization achieve its goals of promoting the direct selling industry as well as ensuring that member companies maintain the highest level of business ethics.
"I am excited to serve an organization that plays such an important role in maintaining the strength and principles of the direct selling industry," Wentz said. "The DSA is made up of an incredible array of companies offering excellent products and services to millions of independent distributors and customers throughout the United States. I look forward to serving the DSA and furthering its role in guiding our great industry."
Wentz has served a variety of roles with the DSA, including chairman of the Direct Selling Education Foundation, chairman of the 2008 Annual Meeting, and DSA vice chairman for 2006/2007 and 2007/2008.
Nathan Moore, immediate past DSA chairman and general counsel for Mary Kay Inc., said, "As I hand over this chair to Dave Wentz, I do so with excitement and anticipation about the DSA's next steps. Dave has played an important role in helping this organization achieve its goals, and I know we will accomplish even more for our industry in the future."
For more information about direct selling, the DSA and its Code of Ethics, visit www.dsa.org.
For more information about USANA, visit www.usana.com.
USANA Health Sciences develops and manufactures high-quality nutritional, personal-care and weight management products that are sold directly to Preferred Customers and Associates throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.