LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
(NYSE: HLF) a leading global nutrition company, announced today it would
keep the Seoul Samsung Thunders, a South Korean professional basketball
team, well-fueled for the 2013-2014 season as their official nutrition
The Seoul Samsung Thunders have competed in the Korean Basketball League
(KBL), the pre-eminent professional men's basketball
league in South
Korea, since the league started 17 years ago.
As part of the sponsorship, Herbalife will contribute to the physical
conditioning of the team's players, coaches and trainers by providing
them with high-quality, science-based nutrition products, including
Formula 1 Nutritional Shake Mix, Liftoff® effervescent energy supplement
and Protein Bar Deluxe.
Already familiar with Herbalife® products prior to sponsorship, Seoul
Samsung Thunders players are excited to incorporate Herbalife® products
into their daily nutrition regimen as they look to maximize their
performances on the basketball court.
Herbalife sponsors a number of sports teams, athletes and events in
South Korea, reflecting the Company's commitment to promoting healthy,
active living supported by balanced nutrition. Herbalife has been the
official nutrition sponsor of pro-baseball team SK Wyverns for the last
three years and the official sponsor for Suwon Samsung Bluewings, a
popular Korean pro-soccer team, for the past two years. Herbalife also
supports traditional Korean sports, including Ssireum—a folk style of
wrestling similar to Sumo—and the national Taekwondo team.
About Herbalife Ltd.
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) is a global nutrition company that sells
weight-management, nutrition and personal care products intended to
support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife® products are sold in more than
90 countries to and through a network of independent distributors. The
company supports the Herbalife Family Foundation and its Casa Herbalife
program to help bring good nutrition to children. The Herbalife website
contains financial and other information at www.herbalife.com.
Mike Gutierrez, 213-745-0401
Daliea Mohamad-Liauw, +852 3589 2643
Source: Herbalife Ltd.
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