PEOPLE ON THE MOVE – August
Jen Orlando, Arbonne
Arbonne International, owned by Groupe Rocher, has promoted Jen Orlando to CEO. Orlando returned to the Arbonne executive team in March as chief growth and innovation officer after serving as chief sales officer at Plexus Worldwide. She has worked more than 18 years in sales and marketing and within beauty and wellness.
Jean-David Schwartz, Groupe Rocher
Group Rocher, owner of Arbonne, has named Jean-David Schwartz as CEO. Schwartz will take on the role previously performed by Bris Rocher, who is delegating his executive duties to concentrate on group strategy as chairman. Schwartz will be responsible for operational management.
Jeff Singer, doTerra
DoTerra has hired Jeff Singer in the role of chief operating officer. Singer will join the company’s Executive Council. He has spent more than 20 years helping companies grow top-line revenues in a wide range of industries, including NASDAQ, SAP, and YBA Kanoo, in the U.S. and in the Middle East.
Travis Garza, Juice Plus+
Juice Plus+ has appointed Travis Garza to global CEO. Garza is a channel veteran with over 20 years’ experience driving strategy, growth, and innovation. He last served as president of global sales, marketing, and customer success at Plexus Worldwide and will now focus on driving global orders through new business and field engagement.
Vanessa Davis, LegalShield
LegalShield has appointed Vanessa Davis as vice president of product management. The legal services technology veteran will head product development and implementation. Davis has held numerous senior corporate leadership roles, spending 12 years at LegalZoom as well as working at Litera Microsystems and One Legal.
David Liddicoat, Partner.Co
David Liddicoat has joined Partner.Co as chief financial officer (CFO). Liddicoat has over 25 years of finance and operations experience. Most recently, he spent nearly nine years at Genesys after working with Intuit and Symantec. As CFO, he will focus on building a financial organization to prepare for the company’s growth plans.
Steven Lee Elder, Mannatech
Mannatech has hired Steven Lee Elder as senior vice president of sales and marketing. Elder will lead and implement the company’s sales and marketing strategies, with the goal to increase its brand presence and drive growth. He brings over 20 years of executive experience to his role, including time with Pure Haven and Xyngular.
Wolfgang Klaer, PM-Intl.
PM-International has named Wolfgang Klaer as chief administrative officer. Klaer most recently served as area general manager. He joined PM-International in 2003 as assistant to the founder and has worked in sales and international services. Klaer will lead strategic planning, international sales and global human resources.
Arturo Montalván, Oriflame
Arturo Montalván has joined Oriflame as general manager of its Peruvian market. With a background in finance and marketing, Montalván has worked in industries such as FMCG, retail, and beauty, serving as executive director for three companies. He specializes in P&L management, customer centric transformation, and team building.
David Sokolowski, Tranont
David Sokolowski has joined Tranont as vice president of technology. Sokolowski has spent over 25 years within information, security, and technology, working with brands such as Unicity and Modere. He will oversee IT, including back-end systems, front-end website and replicated sites, global infrastructure, and information security.
Liliya Amaro, APLGO
APLGO has hired Liliya Amaro as marketing manager of its U.S. region. In her new role with APLGO, Amaro will head marketing in product updates, site localization, communications, and events. Prior to joining APLGO, she had marketing roles in companies such as Tupperware, Jeunesse Global, ACCO Brands, and MGA Entertainment.
Carmen Lopez, APLGO
Carmen Lopez has joined APLGO as general manager of its U.S. business. She has over 20 years’ experience, having worked as a regional and district sales leader for Avon Products, Rodan + Fields and Isagenix. Lopez brings expertise in business development, client relationship cultivation, and strategic partnership building.
Kevin Guest, DSEF
Kevin Guest has been named chairman of the Direct Selling Education Foundation (DSEF). Guest joined USANA in 1992 and currently serves as executive chairman. He also served as DSA chairman for the past two years. Guest will now work with the academic community to support research related to direct sales.
New Board Officers, DSA
DSA elected 2023 officers for its board of directors. Serving one-year terms are: Chairman: Danny Lee, president and CEO, 4Life; Vice Chairman: Cindy Monroe, founder, Thirty-One Gifts; Vice Chairman: Joni Rogers-Kante, founder and CEO, SeneGence International; Treasurer: David Merriman, executive vice president, ACN; Immediate Past Chairman: Kevin Guest, executive chairman, USANA Health Sciences; Past Chairman: Ryan Napierski, president, Nu Skin Enterprises.