Oran Arazi-Gamliel Joins Rodan + Fields® as Executive Vice President, Global Strategy and Business Development
San Francisco, Calif. — January 10, 2011 — Rodan + Fields, the clinical skincare company founded by Stanford University-trained dermatologists Katie Rodan, M.D. and Kathy Fields, M.D., announced today the appointment of Oran Arazi-Gamliel as Executive Vice President, Global Strategy and Business Development. In this newly created position, Arazi-Gamliel will lead the company in creating a global footprint as the direct selling business ownership opportunity in the clinical skincare arena. He will be responsible for the sales and sales support teams and will report to Lori Bush, President and General Manager of Rodan + Fields.
"Rodan + Fields is the 'rising star' in the direct selling industry," said Arazi-Gamliel. "To be a part of their leadership team as the brand continues to grow is an extremely exciting opportunity."
With more than 15 years of successful, hands-on business development experience as a senior level executive in the global wellness & direct selling arenas, Arazi-Gamliel has worked in the United States, Europe, Russia, Israel & South Africa, where his experience included restructuring and building direct selling operations from scratch. Most recently Arazi-Gamliel served as Founder and Managing Director of Talor04, a global business development firm that utilized its exclusive industry expertise and global networks to develop and execute robust business strategies. Clients included such companies as NuSkin, LifeWave and Mona Vie.
Prior to creating Talor04, Arazi-Gamliel served as Chairman of the Dietary Food Supplement Division of the Israeli Chamber of Commerce and as Chairman of the Direct Selling Association of Israel. He began his career in Direct Sales as General Manager of Sunrider Israel and also served as the President of Israel, Eurasia & South Africa for Nu Skin Enterprises, a publicly held billion-dollar company. During his tenure, Arazi-Gamliel's operations & markets received numerous recognition awards for outstanding achievement.
"We are delighted to have Oran join our leadership team," said Bush. "His highly strategic and deliberate approach to leadership and market development has created many successes in the direct selling industry and has already proven impactful in our program development."
As a global authority in the fields of wellness & direct selling, Arazi-Gamliel is a sought out advisor to CEO's, Senior Level Executives, and privately held investment banks. He holds an MBA in International Business and is an Oxford University Certified Scenario Specialist and a certified mediator.
About Rodan + Fields
Founded by Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields, the creators of Proactiv® Solution, Rodan + Fields is a direct selling skincare company that offers individuals the confidence of healthy, radiant skin though clinically-proven skincare regimens, as well as the opportunity to gain freedom and financial security as independent business consultants. Founded in 2002, the company made the unprecedented move out of department stores in 2007 and into the world of direct selling in order to take the doctors' successful dermatological philosophy and unique personal approach to business one step further. Products are available through Rodan + Fields Independent Consultants, and at www.rodanandfields.com.