San Diego, California (PRWEB) March 24, 2010
AL Global Corporation d/b/a Youngevity® Essential Life Sciences, a leading designer of dietary supplements and cutting-edge personal care and wellness lifestyle products, announces the appointment of Chris Nelson to the post of Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. The addition of Chris Nelson to the Executive Leadership Team effectively aligns the company’s internal structure with its strategic vision and growth strategy.
Chris Nelson is a CPA in good standing with the state of California and has over 15 years of financial leadership experience developed at KPMG LLP, Intuit Inc., and City of San Diego. Mr. Nelson received his MBA and Master’s Degree in Accounting from San Diego State University. Prior to joining Youngevity®, Chris served as the CFO of VOCEL, Inc. where he was honored as one of the finalists for CFO of the Year (2009) in the greater San Diego area. Chris led the legal FDA approval of a mobile technology at VOCEL called The Pill Phone™.
The appointment of Mr. Nelson as CFO of Youngevity® comes on the eve of Youngevity’s annual convention to be held in San Antonio, Texas on April 9th and 10th 2010. “We are thrilled to have Chris on our team, and we have every confidence that Chris’s talents and expertise will help ensure a successful future for Youngevity® and its related companies. I am personally impressed by Chris’s skills and experience, and I look forward to his participation on our Executive Team; adding Chris to our team prior to the convention is just one of the many great things we intend to announce this year.”, stated CEO Steve Wallach.
Youngevity® Essential Life Sciences is a nutritional company dedicated to improving lifestyles by promoting vibrant health and flourishing economics. It is the company’s mission to deliver the finest array of technologically advanced essential and beneficial nutritional products available. Originally founded in 1997 by Dr. Joel Wallach and Dr. Ma Lan as AL Global, Inc. the company adopted the name Youngevity® in 2006. Youngevity® is the only network marketing company to have an authorized FDA Health Claim. Dr. Wallach's research has resulted in the publication of more than 70 peer reviewed and referenced journal articles in the fields of nutrition and pharmaceutical research, and he has made major contributions to numerous multi-authored text and reference books on these subjects. The company is based in San Diego, California and more information on the company can be found at http://www.youngevity.com.