Herbalife Nutrition Appoints Renowned Thai Sports Medicine Expert to Its Nutrition Advisory Board
December 04, 2017 14:05 KST
BANGKOK--(Business Wire/Korea Newswire) December 04, 2017 -- In helping the world live happier and healthier, premier global nutrition company Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), announced today the appointment of Dr. Korakod Panich, M.D., a sports medicine expert in Thailand, to its Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB).
“We are delighted to appoint Dr. Panich to our Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board. As a highly-respected sports doctor, educator and a healthy active lifestyle advocate, Dr. Panich is a valuable addition to our team of experts in nutrition, science and health,” said Dr. John Agwunobi, Chief Health and Nutrition Officer at Herbalife Nutrition. “We look forward to working with him to inspire positive nutrition and healthy active living habits to a wider audience in Thailand and beyond.”
Dr. Korakod Panich is currently the Assistant Dean at Mahidol University’s College of Sports Science and Technology in Thailand. He is also a renowned orthopedist with 15 years of experience as an orthopedic specialist.
As a well-respected expert in the world of sports and sports science, Dr. Panich serves as a consulting physician for the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT). Prior to this, he has also served as a team doctor for the Thai National Team during major international tournaments such as the World Taekwondo Championship (2015), Youth Olympic Games (2010), Southeast Asia Games (2011, 2013 and 2017) among other important competitions.
Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB) is comprised of leading experts from around the world in nutrition, science, and health. The NAB helps educate and train the Company's Independent Members on leading a healthy, active lifestyle and getting proper nutrition. The appointment of Dr. Panich to the Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board reflects the Company’s continued commitment to furthering the cause of inspiring positive nutrition habits in Asia Pacific, by fostering close partnerships with leading nutrition experts in the region.
For more details on Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board, please visit http://company.herbalife.com/nab.
About Herbalife Nutrition
Herbalife Nutrition is a global nutrition company whose purpose is to make the world healthier and happier. We have been on a mission for nutrition - changing people's lives with great nutrition products & programs - since 1980. Together with our Herbalife Nutrition independent members, we are committed to providing solutions to the worldwide problems of poor nutrition and obesity, an aging population, sky-rocketing public healthcare costs and a rise in entrepreneurs of all ages. We offer high-quality, science-backed products, most of which are produced in Company-operated facilities, one-on-one coaching with an Herbalife Nutrition independent member, and a supportive community approach that inspires customers to embrace a healthier, more active lifestyle.
Our targeted nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated Herbalife Nutrition members in more than 90 countries.
Through our corporate social responsibility efforts, Herbalife Nutrition supports the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and our Casa Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We are also proud to sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy, and numerous Olympic teams.
Herbalife Nutrition has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of approximately US$4.5 billion in 2016. To learn more, visit Herbalife.com or IAmHerbalife.com. Financial information is available on ir.herbalife.com.
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