Lehi, UT – September 1, 2016 – Young Living Essential Oils, the world leader in essential oils, announced that Lauren Walker joined the team as Senior Vice President of Global Operations. Walker oversees Young Living’s global supply chain, which includes forecasting, planning, procurement, manufacturing, warehousing, fulfillment, and transportation.
“We are honored to have a seasoned professional of Lauren’s caliber join our executive team,” said Jared Turner, Young Living Chief Operating Officer. “Her extensive experience in project management, manufacturing, and supply chain makes her an invaluable asset to Young Living.”
Throughout her 25-year career with high-profile international companies, Walker has established herself as a leader and an innovator in streamlining global systems. After completing her engineering degree, she worked for Xerox as an engineer, followed by 10 years with Procter & Gamble in supply chain, manufacturing/technical operations, and quality. She also worked for seven years with Johnson & Johnson as a plant manager and as Program Manager of their Oral Care franchise. Most recently, she was Vice President of Manufacturing at Amway, where she was responsible for manufacturing across all product lines: nutrition, home care, personal care, beauty care, durable goods, and paper products.
“Lauren’s vast experience in operations brings a unique perspective to the global Young Living business,” said Turner. “Coupled with her passion for building strong teams and desire to empower individuals for success, we are honored to have her as a part of our executive leadership.”
In addition to her extensive experience, Walker has been a keynote speaker for American Manufacturing Strategies Summit and Front End Innovations Conference, is a Lean Six Sigma Project Champion in Manufacturing, and is Green Belt Certified. She holds a degree in engineering from Union College in New York.
Young Living Essential Oils, LC, is the world leader in essential oils, with a strict Seed to Seal® process to produce pure essential oil products for every individual, family, and lifestyle. This process ensures that all products are genuine, free of synthetic chemicals, and pure. This commitment stems from the company’s 20 years of stewardship toward the earth and its people. For more information, visit YoungLiving.com.
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