At its annual bonus awards gala, Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) distributed
$52.3 million to Herbalife independent distributors who have achieved
success by helping to bring good nutrition to people around the world.
The recipients were among approximately 3,500 independent distributors
from over 60 countries who gathered in downtown Los Angeles for several
days of education, training and celebration.
Herbalife independent distributors come from all walks of life, and are
passionate about helping to provide healthy nutrition through our
products in 81 countries and tonight we celebrate their success, said
Michael O. Johnson, chairman and CEO. They realize an opportunity to
improve their health, to improve their finances, they develop
personally, and they reach out into their communities to help improve
other peoples lives.
The Herbalife Family Foundation also presented its annual Humanitarian
Award to Carmen Gloria Schindler of Chile. This award is presented to an
Herbalife independent distributor who exemplifies the foundations
mission and through their outstanding involvement and dedication, has
made a significant contribution to changing lives worldwide. As
recipients of the 2012 HFF Humanitarian Award, HFF will donate $10,000
to a charity of their choice.
Other highlights of the event included a private concert featuring the
legendary Diana Ross, along with the international girl group sensation
Blush, at the Nokia Theater, benefitting the Herbalife Family
Foundation, a non-profit that helps to provide good nutrition to
With over 8,000 hotel nights booked among six hotels downtown, the event
is expected to generate over $7 million in revenue in the city,
according to LA INC. The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau.