GUANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2017--
Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), a global health and wellness company
committed to transforming lives to make a better world, has assembled a
group of top-tier, independent scientists to lead its Global Scientific
Advisory Board that will support the company’s continued commitment to
providing groundbreaking, science-backed nutritional supplements to its
worldwide customer base.
Mannatech provides top-quality nutritional supplements for families in
China through its website www.MeiTaiChina.com.
Mannatech’s products include the innovative fat-loss system, TruHealth™
and its family of unmatched Ambrotose® nutritional products.
“The members of Mannatech’s Global Scientific Advisory Board are
committed to science and the truth that their research and findings
bring,” said Mannatech’s CEO and President, Alfredo “Al” Bala.
“Mannatech has built its worldwide business on science-backed product
technology, and this group will help us continue that tradition and take
us into new, transformational areas of health and wellness, while
ensuring we stay on the path of scientific proof and validation.”
This Global Scientific Advisory Board is part of CEO and President Al
Bala’s vision for ensuring that Mannatech delivers innovative
nutritional technology and products that are supported by clinical
trials and scientific validation. The board safeguards that Mannatech
products are what they say they are and can provide real results by
improving the overall wellness of customers.
Mannatech’s Global Scientific Advisory Board is specifically charged to
review each new and existing product to ensure ingredients and
formulations are kept to a high standard and are in-line with the latest
research. The board will also be called upon to make suggestions for new
products. Additionally, board members will provide education and
training to Associates and customers on health and wellness topics.
The Mannatech Global Scientific Advisory Board consists of third-party,
independent scientists from around the world. The board members include:
Azita Alavi, BSc(Hons), M.Phil, Ph.D.
Richard J. Bloomer, Ph.D.
Stephen Boyd, MD, Ph.D. (Vice Chairman)
Woo-Sik Jeong, Ph.D.
Jun Liao, Ph.D
Charl Marai, DEmed
Francesco Marotta, MD, Ph.D.
Erika Nelson, Ph.D.
Steve Nugent, PsyD, PDD, MA, CNC (Chairman)
Rolando Maddela, MD, MPH, CCRP (Executive Secretary)
Chandan Prasad, BSc(Hons), MS, Ph.D.
Emma Roca, MS
William Sanchez, MD
Mannatech’s Senior Global Wellness Director, Dr. Steve Nugent, will
serve as Chairman of the Global Scientific Advisory Board and Dr.
Rolando Maddela, Mannatech’s Director of Clinical Research and
Scientific Affairs will serve as the Executive Secretary. Mr. Tait
Switzer, Vice President of Research and Development will also support
the scientific advisory board members.
“Innovative technology supported by a sound scientific foundation is at
the heart of Mannatech’s products and ultimately, its success,” said Dr.
Nugent. “Mannatech’s Global Scientific Advisory Board will ensure that
we remain on the cutting edge of nutritional technology. This is an
amazing group of minds that are focused on making the world a better
place. By working together, we can find more ways to improve the health
and wellness of as many people as possible. These individuals will
retain their independence, but their position on the advisory board will
give them a unique vantage point to the health and wellness community
around the globe, as well as an opportunity to share their point of view
with an audience that is in need of their service.”
Mannatech’s commitment to science includes clinical studies on its
product technology and a global patent program. Since its founding,
Mannatech has invested more than $50 million in research and development
that includes a clinical testing program for a number of its products
that helps supports core product claims and ensures that the company
delivers what is promised Mannatech’s core technology has been included
in 17 human clinical trials that have been published, 12 of which were
double-blind, placebo-controlled studies — the gold standard for product
Mannatech’s Global Science Advisory Board began its work in 2016 and
meets to provide input to Mannatech on a regular basis.
For more information about Mannatech and its products, please visit www.MeiTaiChina.com.
Mannatech, Incorporated, offers a profound wellness experience that
makes a difference in the lives of people across the world. Through its
innovative Glyconutrition products, Mannatech changes lives, providing
an unprecedented level of natural wellness, freedom and purpose. With
more than 20 years of experience and operations in 26 markets, Mannatech
is committed to transforming lives. For more information, visit www.MeiTaiChina.com.
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marketing or direct selling.
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