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Young Living Promotes Head of Research and Development

-Experienced health and wellness industry leader Dr. Michael Buch expands the company’s testing practices and brings innovation to product offerings-

Lehi, UT – July 12, 2016 – Young Living Essential Oils, LC, the largest essential oil company in the world, today announced the promotion of Dr. Michael Buch to Senior Vice President, Research & Development and Product Management. Dr. Buch oversees scientific research and development on new and established products and leads the company’s product strategy.

“Mike has been instrumental in expanding our testing procedures to exceed industry standards while adhering to our proprietary Seed to Seal® process,” said Mary Young, Young Living Chief Executive Officer. “His expertise enhances Young Living’s ability to deliver the highest quality products with assurance of their purity.”

Dr. Buch joined Young Living in 2015 and has more than 25 years of experience in the health and wellness industry. He has led global organizations at some of the world’s leading companies, holds more than a dozen patents in the health care field, has authored several books, and has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals. He is personally responsible for developing health care products with annual sales of nearly $3 billion and marketed in more than 100 countries. Dr. Buch is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

“Dr. Buch brings a wealth of scientific knowledge, talent, and experience to both the Young Living team and the field of essential oils,” said Jared Turner, Young Living Chief Operating Officer. “He has done an excellent job implementing modern innovations and growth strategies throughout his career and while at Young Living, as evidenced by the recent launch of Young Living’s over-the-counter essential oil-infused products.”

About Young Living Essential Oils

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, follow @youngliving on Instagram, or like us on Facebook.

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