Our Kick-Off Meetings are the place to be to get the most up-to-date news, straight from the experts.
The 2012 Kick-Offs will be no different; with no one less than Mikael Linder, Dan Chard and Helen Knaggs to enlighten you on what is happening in the world of Nu Skin.
President, Europe, Middle East and Africa
Mikael Linder joined Nu Skin as Nordic General Manager in 2001 and was promoted to President and General Manager of the European region in March 2006. Since then, the region has expanded to cover Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and contains about 50% of Nu Skin's global markets today. Prior to that, he gained practical experience from various management positions within Oriflame. Mr. Linder has a Master of Laws (LLM) degree, which he acquired at the University of Stockholm.
Daniel R. Chard
President-Global Sales and Operations
Daniel Chard was promoted to the position of President-Global Sales and Operations. Prior to his current appointment, Chard served as executive vice president of distributor success and president of Nu Skin, Europe. He has worked in a variety of strategic management positions including senior vice president of marketing and product management at Broadlane and Promedix (subsidiary of Ventro Corporation). He has also worked as Vice President of Marketing and Product Management for Big Planet and as a Senior Director of Marketing and Product Development at Pharmanex. Prior to joining Pharmanex, Chard worked for PUR, Recovery Engineering as the Director of Marketing. He also spent six years in marketing management with Pillsbury. Mr. Chard holds a B.A. degree in economics from Brigham Young University and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota.
Helen E. Knaggs, Ph.D.
Vice President, Nu Skin Global Research and Development
As the Vice President of Research and Development (R&D) for Nu Skin Global, Dr. Helen Knaggs has enriched Nu Skin’s with her knowledge and experience on skin and hair biology product research and development. Dr. Knaggs holds a doctorate degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She has contributed to the field of skin health and anti-ageing through her numerous publications and presentations. Prior to joining Nu Skin Enterprises, she worked for Unilever in both the United States and Asia.