SALT LAKE CITY, July 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LifeVantage Corporation (LFVN) announced the expansion of its International leadership team. Courtland Pearson has been appointed Senior Vice President of International for the company, effective July 2, 2016.
Mr. Pearson has enjoyed an extensive and successful career in the direct selling industry. He brings more than 22 years of multifunctional international business experience based in the United States and Japan, having served in distributor support, operations, sales, and country and regional management roles in Japan as well as in Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Mr. Pearson has spent more than 17 years in executive management and people leadership roles at Nu Skin Enterprises and Neways International/Modere. Additionally, he spent five years with Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., one of the largest privately owned companies in Japan with a product offering ranging from pharmaceuticals to sports drinks and nutrition products.
“I am thrilled to join the talented and experienced management team at LifeVantage,” said Courtland Pearson. “I see potential for tremendous growth at LifeVantage thanks to its world-class products, globally scalable business opportunity, and proven field leaders around the world. This is a great time to be a part of the LifeVantage family.”
“Courtland brings many years of proven international experience, expertise and insight that can take LifeVantage to the next level from a global perspective,” said LifeVantage President and Chief Executive Officer Darren Jensen. “Not only does he bring tremendous global experience, he has been immersed in the Japanese culture and business environment working in executive leadership roles for more than 17 years. With Japan being our second largest market and a market where we need added horsepower, I look forward to working with Courtland to enhance our growth strategies and communications within this key region and moving all of our international markets forward.”