Herbalife’s Distributor Bonus Awards Celebration Pays over $50 Million

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 people’s 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 foundation’s

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

vulnerable children.

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.