Herbalife International, Inc.

March 10, 2005 13:21 ET

Herbalife International Appoints Melanie Hayden General Manager of Herbalife Canada


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FOR: HERBALIFE INTERNATIONAL, INC.

NYSE SYMBOL: HLF

MARCH 10, 2005 - 13:21 ET

Herbalife International Appoints Melanie Hayden
General Manager of Herbalife Canada

LOS ANGELES--(CCNMatthews - Mar 10, 2005) -

Herbalife International, Inc. today announced the appointment of Melanie
Hayden as general manager of Herbalife Canada with responsibility for
all marketing and operating functions in that country. Hayden will
report to Rob Levy, senior vice president of the company's Americas
region.

For over two decades, Hayden has been involved in multiple aspects of
the direct sales industry, spearheading sales, marketing, operations,
product development and promotions for several leading companies. Prior
to joining Herbalife, she served as president of the Canadian operation
of Partylite Gifts, which became, under her direction, one of the top
five direct selling companies in Canada.

Previously, Hayden served as vice president of sales and marketing of
Colour Me Beautiful, where she led the startup of a new cosmetics
division. She also held numerous posts at Watkins, one of the oldest
network marketing companies and providers of what is today known as
wellness and gourmet products. There, she created the Canadian business,
and ultimately served as vice president of international sales and
marketing. Her introduction to the direct sales industry came from Mary
Kay, where she served as an independent sales director for five years,
earning the famous pink car and building a team of 250 independent
distributors.

About Herbalife

Herbalife International is a subsidiary of Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) and
is a global network marketing company that sells weight management,
nutritional supplement and personal care products intended to support a
healthy lifestyle. Herbalife products are sold in 59 countries through a
network of more than one million independent distributors. In 2004, the
company had net sales of $1.3 billion. The company will celebrate its
25th anniversary year with a worldwide distributor event in Atlanta,
Georgia April 14-17, 2005.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Herbalife International, Inc.
    George Fischer, 310-410-9600 x32649
    georgef@herbalife.com