|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2011
Herbalife Ltd., a Cayman Islands exempt limited liability company, or Herbalife, was incorporated on April 4, 2002. Herbalife Ltd. (and together with its subsidiaries, the “Company”) is a leading global network marketing company that sells weight management, nutritional supplements, energy, sports & fitness products and personal care products through a network of approximately 2.5 million independent distributors, except in China, where the Company sells its products through retail stores, sales representatives and independent service providers. The Company reports revenue in six geographic regions: North America; Mexico; South and Central America; EMEA, which consists of Europe, the Middle East and Africa; Asia Pacific (excluding China); and China.
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