(Orlando, Fla.) – The Direct Selling Association (DSA) last night at its 2017 Annual Meeting inducted Nu Skin Enterprises Inc.’s Truman Hunt into the Direct Selling Association Hall of Fame.
Hunt received the industry’s highest honor in recognition of his significant years of service and considerable contributions to the DSA, the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA), and the direct selling industry.
“Truman Hunt is one of the true gentlemen of the direct selling industry,” said DSA President Joseph N. Mariano. “Through decades of working together, I’ve come to respect not only his intellect, fairness, and talent, but also his humanity. It is a great honor to be able to see him receive the Direct Selling Association Hall of Fame Award.”
Hunt served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Nu Skin from 2003 to 2017. Very active in the industry, Hunt has served on the DSA Board of Directors, including as Chairman from 2014 to 2015. He was also Chairman of the WFDSA from 2005 to 2008 and most recently served that organization as Secretary.
Hunt has served in various positions with Nu Skin since 1994, including Executive Vice President from 2001 to 2003 and General Counsel from 1996 to 2003.
In 2012, Hunt was named a CEO of the Year by Utah Business magazine. He was also named as Utah Valley BusinessQ’s 2017 Executive of the Year.
About the DSA Hall of Fame
The Direct Selling Association Hall of Fame Award honors individuals who have devoted significant years of service and have made considerable contributions to DSA, the Direct Selling Education Foundation (DSEF), and the direct selling industry. The first Hall of Fame inductees were named in 1963.
About the Direct Selling Association
The Direct Selling Association (DSA) is the national trade association for companies that offer entrepreneurial opportunities to independent sellers to market and sell products and services, typically outside of a fixed retail establishment. More than 20 million Americans are involved in direct selling in every state, congressional district, and community in the United States. For more information, visit www.dsa.org.
You may contact David Riddy, DSA's Director of Communications & Marketing, at (202) 416-6408.
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