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Des Walsh

Executive Vice Chairman
Des Walsh

In his role as executive vice chairman, Des Walsh is responsible for growing Herbalife Nutrition’s global business as well as developing and maintaining strong relationships with the Company’s purpose-driven independent distributor leaders, who are the difference in helping customers live healthy active lifestyles.

Mr. Walsh joined Herbalife in 2004 as senior vice president, worldwide member sales, where he was responsible for sales strategy, business development, corporate events, worldwide promotions, and member services. Later, he became executive vice president of worldwide operations and sales and had overall responsibility for the Company’s business operations in all Herbalife Nutrition markets around the world. More recently, Mr. Walsh was president of Herbalife Nutrition, where he had overall responsibility for member-facing functions throughout the world, including marketing, promotions, sponsorships, business methods support, events, and independent distributor communications.

Mr. Walsh has extensive international business experience gained during his 35-year career in sales, marketing, and executive management. He joined Herbalife from DMX Music, where he was senior vice president of the commercial division and responsible for innovative sales programs and partnerships that led to growth in new U.S. markets. Prior to DMX, he was a vice president of Disney’s Buena Vista Home Entertainment, where he played a key role in expanding the company’s video business in the major markets of the world.

Mr. Walsh’s previous experience includes key management positions at MovieQuik Systems, a division of The Southland Corporation (now 7 Eleven), and Commtron Corporation, a leading consumer electronics and video distribution company.

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