In his new role, Linn will be responsible for U.S. and international marketing. He brings to Reliv more than 35 years of experience in the direct selling industry, including a 15-year stint operating his own consulting firm. He has served as a consultant to Reliv for more than five years, including a period starting in November 2006 to the present.
"Jack's understanding of Reliv and the depth and breadth of his other direct-selling experience make him especially valuable to us," said Robert L. Montgomery, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Reliv. "Most recently, he played a key role in our launch of the Slimplicity Weight Loss System, and I look forward to his continuing contributions to the company," Montgomery said.
Linn launched his consulting firm in 1992 and has worked for direct-selling companies such as Japan Health Summit, Jafra Cosmetics and Tarrah Cosmetics Canada. His previous experience includes 15 years at Tupperware International, rising to senior vice president of advertising/public relations, product marketing and sales training. He also served as vice president of sales development for Shaklee Corp.
He a Master's in journalism, and a BS in advertising, social psychology and English literature from Northwestern University.
From the July 2, 2007, Prepared Foods e-Flash