Amway announced it will be restructuring its operations and laying off up to 900 of its employees who work in Buena Park, California and in Ada, Michigan, where the company’s headquarters are located. Layoffs will first be carried out through a voluntary separation plan, which will offer incentives like financial and healthcare benefits to those…

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Amway announced Ashish Khan will be the company’s new Chief Technology and Platform Officer. Khan brings with him career experience in brand technology and enterprise architecture and has firsthand knowledge of how to lead a brand through digital transformation, including consumer experience, product innovation and supply chain. This new role expands Amway’s commitment to being…

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Amway recently announced Asha Gupta as its new chief strategy and corporate development officer reporting to Chief Executive Officer Milind Pant. Gupta joins Amway after 23 years at Tupperware where she most recently served as executive vice president and chief strategy and marketing officer. “Asha will lead internal teams and external partners to chart the…

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Amway has announced a strategic investment and partnership with South Korea-based Holzapfel Effective Microbes (HEM). Together, the companies will develop personalized probiotics with the goal of supporting wellness through gut-health-related benefits such as immunity, weight management, brain health, skin health and more. Nutrition innovation is a key strategy and growth driver for Amway’s future. “Amway is uniquely positioned…

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Amway responded to an urgent need from its local Spectrum Health System for hand sanitizer to protect health care providers serving the growing population of patients affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified healthy hand hygiene as a key strategy for preventing illness and the spread of germs. When soap and…

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Amway, the world’s largest direct seller, announced sales of $8.4 billion for the year ending Dec. 31, 2019, down 5 percent from 2018 figures. China, Amway’s largest market, saw significant declines in the overall direct selling industry, yet Amway was able to improve market share and move up a spot to become the country’s number…

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Amway announced Giusy Buonfantino as its new chief digital and marketing officer (CDMO), reporting to Chief Executive Officer Milind Pant. Buonfantino joins Amway from Kimberly-Clark where she most recently served as global chief marketing officer. In her new role, Buonfantino will be responsible for leading the company’s global digital and marketing organizations and designing and…

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year

The year 2019 will go down as one of the biggest sea change years in the history of our channel. Our cover story this month will cover the events that impacted our channel the most: pressure from regulatory bodies, continued competition from alternative income opportunities, a hot new ingredient makes its debut, and finally, customer…

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Milind Pant

Keeping the global leadership team going— from now to A70, and beyond Amway began the new year by welcoming in a new CEO. Recently, I connected with Milind Pant to talk about his thoughts and impressions of his inaugural year. He shared his insights, observations and his future goals. Give us your initial thoughts since…

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Milind Pant

Ada, Mich.-based Amway, the world’s largest direct selling company, yesterday announced Milind Pant as its chief executive officer. Pant joins Amway from Yum! Brands where he was recently president of Pizza Hut International. He will report directly to and hold a seat on Amway’s Board of Directors effective January 2, 2019. This is a new…

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