Young Living announced that Ben Riley has been named as acting President, effectively immediately.
Working closely with the executive team, Riley will be responsible for directing company operations in order to optimize performance and the delivery of products to brand partners and markets. He will report directly to Young Living co-founder and CEO, Mary Young.
Riley returns to Young Living with extensive experience in direct selling and invaluable historical knowledge of the company. Mary Young said, “We are so thrilled to have Ben back at Young Living once again. Ben knows our company’s story and history better than anyone else who could serve in this role. I know he will ensure we continue to grow while still sticking to our roots and producing the highest quality products.”
Riley has more than 20 years of experience in the direct selling industry and a long history with Young Living. He began his career with Young Living in 1998 in the shipping department at company’s warehouse and headquarters. After graduating from Utah State University, Riley embarked on a 15-year journey of direct sales management in markets across the globe. He returned to Young Living in 2016 as the Regional President of North America. In 2017, he was named Executive Vice President of Global Sales and in 2018, Chief Sales Officer.
Most recently, Ben Riley was a management consultant for Strategic Leadership Partners. Prior to that he served as Chief Sales Officer at Younique where he helped the company grow and expand its sales force.