KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE:HLF), a premier global nutrition company whose purpose is to make the world healthier and happier, today announced the appointment of Dr. Hamid Jan bin Jan Mohamed, an expert in nutrition, as its first Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB) member in Malaysia.
Dr. Hamid Jan bin Jan Mohamed is the Chairman of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program at University Sains Malaysia and is an Associate Professor with expertise in nutrition and obesity.
"We are delighted to welcome Dr. Hamid Jan to the Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board. As a highly regarded expert in the field of nutrition and dietetics, Dr. Hamid Jan is a valuable addition to our team of experts in nutrition, science and health," said Dr. John Agwunobi, co-president and chief health and nutrition officer at Herbalife Nutrition. "We look forward to working with him to inspire people to take steps towards positive nutrition and lifestyle changes, and help address health-related megatrends such as high obesity rates and rapidly aging populations."
Dr. Hamid Jan has received several industry awards during the course of his career. These include the Malaspina Scholar Travel Award by the International Life Sciences Institute, USA in 2015 and Fellow Membership of the Nutrition Society of Malaysia.
The Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB) comprises 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. Hamid Jan to the Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board reflects the Company's continued dedication to furthering the cause of inspiring positive nutrition habits in Asia Pacific, by fostering close partnerships with leading nutrition experts in the region.
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 and 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, skyrocketing public healthcare costs and a rise in entrepreneurs of all ages. Herbalife Nutrition offers 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.
Herbalife Nutrition's targeted nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through its independent members 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. Herbalife Nutrition 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.
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VP, Corporate Communications, Herbalife Nutrition Asia Pacific