LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global nutrition company Herbalife,
(NYSE: HLF) announced today that Tyrone D. Bland has joined Herbalife’s
global corporate affairs team as vice president of state and local
In his new role, Bland will strategically and tactically manage
Herbalife’s state and local government affairs operation while
developing new and enhancing existing relationships with state and local
government officials and community leaders.
Bland, who is based out of Herbalife’s LA Live office, will work with
state and local governments to ensure they are aware of the positive
impact Herbalife and its members are having in communities across the
country. He will also collaborate with state and local governments so
that they understand how some residents in their communities are
benefitting from the supplemental income provided by Herbalife’s
Bland will report to Eric Rosen, who was recently appointed as vice
president of U.S. government relations for Herbalife and head of its
Washington, D.C. office.
“As Herbalife continues its mission of providing access to good
nutrition and a healthy active lifestyle to communities across the
globe, we welcome Bland to Herbalife and look forward to his
contributions to our mission,” said Rosen, vice president of U.S.
government relations, Herbalife.
Bland recently served as the managing partner at Porter Tellus, LLC,
where his focus areas included: land use and urban planning, tax, trade,
transportation, utilities and business development. For nearly a decade
Bland provided strategic legislative and regulatory counsel to major
corporations, non-profit organizations, labor unions and a wide range of
“I am delighted to join a global nutrition company so focused on
positively impacting the communities it serves through access to quality
nutrition and a healthy active lifestyle,” said Bland. “Herbalife has
inspired people all over the world to eat healthy through its high
quality products and programs, and I look forward to advancing
Bland is a Los Angeles native and attended UCLA and UC Berkeley.
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
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.
Mike Gutierrez, 213-745-0401