LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Premier global nutrition company Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), announced today Alexander Amezquita has joined Herbalife Nutrition as a senior vice president, Finance & Strategic Planning with global responsibility for corporate strategy, financial planning and analysis and pricing.
Mr. Amezquita was most recently senior vice president at Moelis & Company, a leading global investment bank, where he advised Fortune 500 companies on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), corporate governance, capital markets strategy and investor relations. During his five year tenure at Moelis & Company, Amezquita worked extensively as a financial advisor with Herbalife Nutrition on key strategic and financial initiatives. Before Moelis & Company, Amezquita worked at Merrill Lynch and Centerview Partners as a strategic M&A advisor.
“We are excited to add another accomplished leader with tremendous experience in helping companies create value,” said John DeSimone, chief financial officer, Herbalife Nutrition. “Alex will be instrumental in enhancing and implementing our strategic growth initiatives and driving innovation.”
Prior to investment banking, Mr. Amezquita worked in the aerospace, defense and the technology sectors as an engineer. Amezquita holds an MBA in finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and both a Master and Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.
“After years of advising the Company, I am excited for the opportunity to lead from within and be a part of a team that is keenly focused on success, growth, and innovation,” said Alex Amezquita, senior vice president of Finance & Strategic Planning.
Amezquita will be based at the Company’s LA Live Headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.
About Herbalife Nutrition
Herbalife Nutrition is a global nutrition company whose purpose is to make the world healthier and happier. The Company has been on a mission for nutrition - changing people's lives with great nutrition products & programs - since 1980. Together with our Herbalife Nutrition independent distributors, we are committed to providing solutions to the worldwide problems of poor nutrition and obesity, an aging population, skyrocketing 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 distributor, 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 distributors in more than 90 countries.
Through its corporate social responsibility efforts, Herbalife Nutrition supports the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. The Company is 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.
The company has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of approximately $4.5 billion in 2016. To learn more, visit Herbalife.com or IAmHerbalife.com.
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