PEOPLE ON THE MOVE – April
Hyeyoung Moon, LG H&H Americas
LG H&H Americas, owner of The Avon Co. (N.A.), has named Hyeyoung Moon as CEO. Moon will lead LG H&H USA, Avon, and Boinca. Prior to joining LG H&H, Moon was global head of marketing at Amazon Business. She also held roles in strategy, product management and marketing at Starbucks for 15 years.
Liza Maldonado, The Avon Co.
LG H&H Americas has promoted Liza Maldonado to head of direct selling for the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, The Avon Co. (N.A.). Maldonado previously led Avon Puerto Rico and Caribbean as general manager. She has over 25 years of experience in the beauty industry, including 11 years at L’Oreal.
James Whatley, Mary Kay
Mary Kay Inc. has promoted James Whatley to chief information officer. As CIO, he will guide the company’s digital innovations and support distributors through tools and technology. Whatley has been with Mary Kay for 25 years. Before joining Mary Kay, he worked at Software Spectrum and Electronic Data Systems (EDS).
Timothy Scott, Medical Marijuana
Medical Marijuana Inc., the parent company of direct seller Kannaway, has appointed Timothy R. Scott as CEO, president and chairman of the board. Scott has been a member of the board since 2015, previously serving as chief people officer. With a Ph.D. in theology, Scott has been a pastor for over 40 years.
Rosita Conte, Avon
Avon Products has appointed Rosita Conte as general manager for Italy. Conte began her career at Avon Italy in 2002 and spent 10 years in various markets. She then served as head of commercial integration (trade marketing, field events, and communication) in Italy, and most recently was commercial marketing director for the region.
Genevieve Skory, Plexus
Plexus Worldwide has promoted Genevieve Skory to chief field development officer. Skory will be responsible for global sales strategies as well as support of Brand Ambassadors. She joined Plexus in 2018 as director of ambassador training. She previously trained teams for Legacy Republic, Matilda Jane, Creative Memories, and Arbonne.
John Tsai, eXp Realty
eXp Realty has named John Tsai as president of eXp Realty Canada. Tsai has more than 15 years of real estate experience and is ranked in the top 1% as No. 10 real estate agent in Greater Vancouver. In this role, Tsai will drive growth, fortify operations and support agents.
Nadia Habib, eXp Realty
Nadia Habib has been appointed to vice president of growth at eXp Realty. Habib will continue to focus on attraction and retention. She brings 15 years of leadership experience in acquisition, growth, training, and retention across residential, commercial, and luxury markets.
Nathalie Goodyer, eXp Realty
Nathalie Goodyer has been promoted to vice president of operations at eXp Realty. Goodyer has more than 10 years of experience as a real estate agent, coach, and growth director within both traditional and luxury brokerage teams. She will now focus on enhancing operations for Canadian eXp Realty agents.
Steven Zenker, Medifast
Medifast has hired Steven Zenker as vice president of investor relations. Zenker has spent over 30 years in investor relations, financial planning and analysis, communications, and investment management. Now, he will lead the company’s investor relations program. Most recently, he served as a senior vice president with Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Trey Campbell, Southwestern
Southwestern Family of Companies has promoted Trey Campbell to vice president of communications and government relations at Southwestern Advantage (SWA). Previously director of communications, Campbell joined SWA 24 years ago and helped the company evolve its communications and media relations.
Dirk Hobgood, Sunrider
Sunrider International has appointed Dirk Hobgood as chief financial officer (CFO). Hobgood has spent more than 30 years working with companies in manufacturing, distribution and consumer products. Prior to joining Sunrider, he was a partner with Lawrence J Beardsley CPA, PLLC. He also has worked as CFO in direct selling.
Carl Rogberg, Oriflame
Carl Rogberg will succeed Gabriel Bennet as chief financial officer (CFO) for Oriflame later this year. Bennet is set to resign this spring. Rogberg has had a long international career with experience in both retail and FMCG. He has also served as CFO for other large companies, including Avon.
Jon Cazier, 4Life
4Life Research has promoted Jon Cazier to vice president of digital products. Cazier joined 4Life in 2007 as a web developer and has since held a number of titles for the company, culminating with senior director of digital products. He plays a critical role in bridging the gap between software development and marketing.
Jake Harston, 4Life
4Life Research has named Jake Harston vice president of web development. Harston joined 4Life in 2008 and has served as manager, director, and senior director of web development. He will lead a team of developers responsible for the brand’s website and apps as they navigate digital trends for the company.
Russ Haslam, 4Life
4Life Research has appointed Russ Haslam to vice president of global inventory and procurement. Haslam has been a part of the company since 2010, when he joined as senior director of purchasing. He has over 30 years of experience in planning and procurement, including for Stampin Up! and Agel Enterprises.
Dan Gubler, Three International
Three International, a new direct seller of bioavailable wellness products, has hired phytonutrient chemist Dan Gubler, Ph.D., as chief scientific officer (CSO). Gubler has expertise on the benefits of natural plant molecules for human health. He previously served as CSO for Vasayo, Brilliant, and Unicity International.
Kelly Rich, MyDailyChoice
Kelly Rich has joined MyDailyChoice as chief marketing officer. Rich has 20 years’ experience aligning sales and marketing, IT, and field leadership with a company’s vision. She was most recently senior vice president of global sales for ASEA. Before that, she served in leadership roles for NSP, LifeVantage, Modere and Nu Skin.
Tracey Burgess, Validus
Tracey Burgess has joined Validus as vice president of Oceania. Burgess is CEO and founder of Wake Up Down Under Group, a certified 10x coach, and a sales trainer. Burgess has brought her coaching and project management to companies for over 30 years in financial services, insurance, construction, fitness, and retail.
Asos Harsin, Validus
Asos Harsin has taken on the role of vice president of global leadership at Validus. With over 17 years of direct selling experience, including with ACN, Asos is a veteran networker, leader and mentor. He is also an entrepreneur with experience in diverse companies within real estate, ESG, and personal development.
Misty Martinez, iX Global
Misty Martinez has been appointed as the chief operations officer of iX Global. Martinez is a seasoned executive having spent over 20 years in upper management roles. Most recently she was vice president of global customer experience for Wealth Generators. Now she will plan and execute global events as well as lead operations.
Robert P. Chaffin, iX Global
Robert P. Chaffin has been hired as the chief technology officer at iX Global. Chaffin is a seasoned entrepreneur and marketer that has owned a media and technology company since 2008. He will bring expertise in business development and growth to the new role, with emphasis on technology.
Luke Epps, iX Global
Luke Epps has been appointed as the chief relations officer at iX Global. With an ability to manage complex global projects, Epps has over 10 years of experience in international business development. Previously he worked as a computer forensics expert for six years, serving as director of client services and e-discovery for Legalis.
New Board Members, UK DSA (use UK DSA logo)
The Direct Selling Association UK: Chair – Cliff Jones, sales director, The 1:1 Diet by Cambridge Weight Plan; Vice Chair – Sofia Radomska, managing director, Oriflame; Louise White, U.K. market director, The Body Shop; Amanda Sly, U.K. country manager, AquaSource; Ayo Olaseinde, global president, Saladmaster; Lars Tewes, director, Clean Living International; Marc Jordon, operations director U.K. and Poland, Arbonne; and Oleksandra Eichhorn, director of sales DACH & U.K., Kyani.