Youngevity International (YGYI) Announces Addition to Executive Management Team

Patti Gardner Appointed as the New Vice President of Sales

SAN DIEGO--()--Youngevity International, Inc. (OTCQX: YGYI) (www.YGYI.com), a global direct marketer of nutritional and lifestyle products and also a vertically-integrated producer of gourmet coffees for the commercial, retail and direct sales channels, announced today the appointment of Patti Gardner, as the new Vice President of Sales for Youngevity.

Patti Gardner has been in the direct selling industry for over 25 years and has served as Director of Sales and President of Heritage Makers since 2005. Prior to joining Heritage Makers, Patti co-founded a start-up party plan company that offered storytelling aids to families and educators, which grew to over 4,500 distributors with sales of over $4 million.

“We are very pleased to welcome Patti Gardner to the Youngevity executive team,” said Steve Wallach, Chief Executive Officer of Youngevity International. “Patti is passionate about empowering others with the freedom to work from home, live their priorities and reach their dreams as successful, independent business owners. Patti’s significant experience and expertise in leadership training, team building, business building strategies, compensation plans and incentive programs, makes her an ideal addition for our growing Company.”

About Youngevity International Inc.

Youngevity International Inc., (OTCQX: YGYI) (www.YGYI.com) is a fast-growing, innovative, multi-dimensional company that offers a wide range of consumer products and services, primarily through person-to-person selling relationships that comprise a "network of networks." The Company also is a vertically-integrated producer of the finest coffees for the commercial, retail and direct sales channels. The Company was formed after the merger of Youngevity Essential Life Sciences (www.youngevity.com) and Javalution Coffee Company in the summer of 2011. The company was formerly known as AL International, Inc. and changed its name to Youngevity International Inc. in July 2013.

About Youngevity® Essential Life Sciences

Youngevity® Essential Life Sciences (www.youngevity.com) is the direct selling division of Youngevity International, Inc. and offers nutritional and lifestyle products and services through a global "consumer cloud" of direct selling networks. Youngevity offers more than 400 high-quality, technologically advanced products; including nutritional products, sports and energy drinks, health and wellness-related services, lifestyle products (pets, spa and bath, garden), gourmet fortified coffee, skincare and cosmetics.

About Heritage Makers

Heritage Makers, headquartered in Provo, Utah, is a pioneer in the memory preservation and personal publishing industry dedicated to helping consumers showcase their photos and stories in custom-published, heirloom quality photo books and other printed keepsakes that document the priceless relationships, events and experiences of life.

Safe Harbor Statement

This release includes forward-looking statements on our current expectations and projections about future events. In some cases forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "may," "should," "potential," "continue," "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates," and similar expressions. These statements are based upon current beliefs, expectations and assumptions and include statements regarding our Company’s growth. These statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict, including the ability of Patti Gardner to contribute to the Company’s future growth. The information in this release is provided only as of the date of this release, and we undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release based on new information, future events, or otherwise, except as required by law.

Contacts

Youngevity International, Inc. - Investor Relations
John Zervas, 800-982-3189 X 6509

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Contacts

Youngevity International, Inc. - Investor Relations
John Zervas, 800-982-3189 X 6509