San Antonio, Tex. – At its annual business meeting, Direct Selling Association today announced that David B. Holl, president and chief executive officer of Addison, TX-based Mary Kay Inc., has been named Chairman of the Board for 2015-2016. Holl succeeds M. Truman Hunt, president and chief executive officer of Provo, UT-based Nu Skin Enterprises.
“I’m pleased to accept this leadership role at a dynamic time for the American economy,” said Holl. “We have a tremendous opportunity to demonstrate the value of entrepreneurship and small business that our industry represents as part of a healthy marketplace.”
Holl joined Mary Kay Inc. in 1993 and was named chief executive officer in 2006 after several promotions. Previously, he was a Vice President at Citibank, based in New York.
“David is a force in direct selling, and we are pleased that he has accepted this position,” said Joseph N. Mariano, DSA President. “I look forward to his leadership as we continue to make a strong case for direct selling in the months ahead.”
DSA’s Board of Directors also appointed the following members to committee and council chairmanships:
The Direct Selling Association (DSA) is the national trade association for companies that market products and services directly to consumers through an independent, entrepreneurial sales force. More than 18 million Americans are involved in direct selling in every state, Congressional district and community in the United States. In 2014, direct selling contributed more than $34 billion to the U.S. economy. For more information, please visit www.dsa.org.
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