Lehi, UT – February 15, 2017 – Young Living Essential Oils, the largest essential oil company in the world, today announced that Ben Riley has been appointed as Executive Vice President of Global Sales. Riley was selected to replace Eddie Silcock, who left the company to pursue another path and spend more time with his family.
“We are honored to have Ben take over the reigns and lead our global sales initiatives. In his time at Young Living, he has already established himself as a proven leader with our sales team, employees, and members alike,” said Jared Turner, Young Living Chief Operating Officer. “We thank Eddie for his leadership and the energy he brought to our sales department over the past two years. He created a strong unity within our team and developed a global vision that has helped take Young Living to the next level worldwide.”
Riley joined Young Living in 2016 to oversee global sales and immediately began making a significant impact. As Regional President of North America, Riley developed and integrated sales strategies, oversaw field leadership support, and ensured the success of Young Living’s field leaders across the United States and Canada. He has more than 15 years of experience in the network marketing industry and sales, and he spent more than 10 years managing businesses internationally.
“Ben is a strong leader with a wealth of experience in sales and the direct selling industry, and I have full confidence he will continue expanding Young Living’s presence across the globe,” said Silcock. “I am grateful to Young Living for the opportunity to have been a part of this amazing organization and for the relationships I have developed. I will greatly miss the members and colleagues with whom I have shared this wonderful experience.”
Young Living Essential Oils, LC, based in Lehi, Utah, is the world leader in essential oils, offering the highest-quality oil-infused products available. Young Living takes its industry leadership seriously, setting the standard with its proprietary Seed to Seal® quality commitment. This guiding principle helps Young Living protect the planet and provide authentic products that its Brand Partners and Customers can feel confident using and sharing with friends and family. Young Living’s products—sourced from corporate-owned farms, partner farms, and other trusted suppliers—not only support a healthy lifestyle, but also provide opportunities for over 6 million global Brand Partners to find a sense of purpose and whole-life wellness by aligning their work with the Young Living values and passions. For more information, visit YoungLiving.com, follow @youngliving on Instagram, or like us on Facebook.