LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Today, the global nutrition company Herbalife (NYSE: HLF) announced an
expansion of the company's global corporate affairs team based in Los
Angeles. The company welcomes three experienced individuals to the
global leadership team: Ric Hobby, who will serve as the company's
senior vice president for global government relations; Megan Jordan, who
will serve as the company's senior vice president for global corporate
communications; and Randall Popelka, who will serve as vice president,
government and industry affairs.
Two present members of the team, Julian Cacchioli and Elaine Pacheco
will take on new responsibilities within the global corporate affairs
team as the office undergoes a significant expansion and reorganization.
"I am excited to welcome Ric, Megan, Randall, Julian and Elaine to their
new roles within Herbalife's growing global corporate affairs team,"
said Alan Hoffman, executive vice president, global corporate affairs,
Herbalife. "These talented individuals bring extensive experience that
will be incredibly valuable to Herbalife as we continue to bring
innovative and nutritious products and programs to communities around
Ric Hobby will lead the global government relations team after 27 years
with the company, most recently serving as the vice president, worldwide
regulatory, government and industry affairs, based in Australia. "I've
witnessed firsthand how important Herbalife is to helping empower people
across the globe live healthier, more active lifestyles," Hobby said. "I
look forward to leveraging my knowledge and skills to help thought
leaders understand the valuable benefits Herbalife provides to society."
Megan Jordan joins Herbalife and will lead the global corporate
communications office after managing communications at one of the
country's largest utilities, Southern California Edison. "Herbalife is
one of the world's leading nutrition companies and has created important
economic opportunities for people around the globe" said Jordan. "I'm
eager to join such a dynamic and passionate community and share how
Herbalife is impacting the lives of millions of people."
Randall Popelka joins Herbalife's Washington, D.C. office after working
for over two decades on Capitol Hill, in the administration of President
George W. Bush and in the private sector. He will work with thought
leaders in our Nation's Capitol and focus on legislative, administrative
and regulatory issues in his new role.
Julian Cacchioli will continue in his role as vice president of global
corporate communications but will also take on the added responsibility
of coordinating the company's global public policy strategy and will
oversee the company's important and growing corporate social
Elaine Pacheco brings extensive knowledge of the company, employees and
members having previously worked as the manager of employee
communications for Herbalife. In her new role as strategic project
manager in the office of the executive vice president for global
corporate affairs, Elaine will be responsible for coordinating special
projects and managing cross-functional teams within the global corporate
Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people's
lives with great products since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management,
energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively
to and through dedicated Independent Herbalife Members in more than 90
countries. We are committed to fighting the worldwide problems of poor
nutrition and obesity by offering high-quality products, one-on-one
coaching with a Herbalife member and a community that inspires customers
to live a healthy, active life.
We support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife
programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We also
sponsor more than 250 world-class athletes, teams and events around the
globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in many
The company has over 7,800 employees worldwide, and its shares are
traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of $5
billion in 2014. To learn more visit Herbalife.com or IAmHerbalife.com.
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