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David Pezzullo, Chief Operating Officer and Chief of Staff

David Pezzullo

Chief Operating Officer

Dave Pezzullo is chief operating officer (COO) for Herbalife Nutrition. He is responsible for overseeing worldwide operations, innovation strategy, the regional finance and operations functions, information technology and infrastructure, and global security.

Prior to assuming his current position, Pezzullo served as executive vice president of worldwide operations and oversaw all aspects of developing products and bringing them to market, including supply chain, research and development, scientific affairs, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, distribution, and logistics.

Pezzullo has a broad background of finance leadership roles with an emphasis on operational disciplines. He joined the Company in 2004 as senior vice president of finance and chief accounting officer, overseeing accounting, tax and treasury functions in over 70 countries. He helped guide the Company through its initial public offering in 2004, as well as the early adoption of the SOX 404 regulations. Along with the chief financial officer, he was the primary liaison to the audit and compensation committees of the Company’s board of directors.

Prior to joining Herbalife Nutrition, Pezzullo was divisional vice president of finance for Royal Numico, NV, responsible for the financial integration of its U.S. subsidiaries, including Rexall Sundown, Inc. and GNC. He served as the corporate controller of Rexall prior to its acquisition by Numico.

Additionally, Pezzullo served in financial executive and management roles, including various responsibilities for accounting, tax, and mergers and acquisitions for several large multinationals, including Smithfield Foods, Cookson America, and Sunbeam Corp. He started his career in the audit and tax departments of Ernst & Young LLP in Providence, Rhode Island.

Pezzullo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Bryant College and is a certified public accountant (inactive).