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USANA COO to take over duties of president

FILE: USANA Health Sciences has named Jim Brown company president. Brown will continue his oversight of USANA's operations as chief operating officer and expand his leadership to other areas.
FILE: USANA Health Sciences has named Jim Brown company president. Brown will continue his oversight of USANA's operations as chief operating officer and expand his leadership to other areas.
Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — USANA Health Sciences has named Jim Brown company president. Brown will continue his oversight of USANA’s operations as chief operating officer and expand his leadership to other areas.

“Jim has played a pivotal role in our company’s growth and innovation over the past 10 years,” USANA CEO Kevin Guest said in a statement. “He has also earned the trust of our board of directors, management team, employees and key business partners. And with his extensive experience in global operations oversight and administration, I believe he is the right leader to ensure our company’s long-term success.”

“I am honored by the trust that Kevin and the board have placed in me to serve in this position,” Brown said in the statement. ”This is an exciting time in our company’s history, and I look forward to assuming these additional responsibilities to support USANA’s long-term growth strategy.”

The nutritional supplement company also announced the appointment of Walter Noot as chief information officer. Noot, who brings extensive leadership experience in the direct selling industry, will be responsible for implementing USANA’s information technology strategy and ensuring all systems necessary to support its operations and objectives are in place.

With nearly 25 years of operations management, Brown brings a wealth of experience to his new role. In his new position, he will continue his oversight of USANA’s operations and expand his leadership to other areas.