LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global nutrition company, Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) announced today that it plans to create 300 new jobs by the end of 2018 at its Innovation and Manufacturing facility in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The jobs will be a mix of manufacturing and IT roles and are part of an expansion plan that will also include additional investment of $3.5 million into infrastructure and development by the end of 2016.
North Carolina Governor, Pat McCrory, made the announcement at an event held at the Herbalife facility earlier today.
These new jobs will be in addition to the 500 jobs that Herbalife will have created by the end of 2015. Herbalife currently employs 404 people in Forsyth County who produce a wide range of Herbalife’s nutrition and weight-management products.
"Our newest and largest manufacturing facility in Winston-Salem is integral to our ‘seed to feed’ strategy and we are excited to be embarking on this next phase of investment in support of our global growth,” said David Pezzullo, Herbalife’s executive vice president, worldwide operations. “We are grateful to Governor McCrory and to all those who supported this decision in Forsyth County and Winston-Salem, enabling us to expand our operations and make this additional investment in the region.”
Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people's lives with great products since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated Independent Herbalife Members in more than 90 countries. We are committed to fighting the worldwide problems of poor nutrition and obesity by offering high-quality products, one-on-one coaching with an Herbalife member and a community that inspires customers to live a healthy, active life.
We support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We also sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in many other sports.
The company has over 7,800 employees worldwide, and its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of $5 billion in 2014. To learn more visit Herbalife.com or IAmHerbalife.com.