Melisa Tantoco Quijano
President, Nu Skin Enterprises Asia products
Melisa Tantoco Quijano serves as President of NSE Asia Products, Nu Skin Enterprises’ regional headquarters based in Singapore that supports the company’s Asian markets.
Prior to this assignment, she served as President of Nu Skin Asia Pacific, which includes Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Previously, Melisa served as President of the South Asia/Pacific region, General Manager for Nu Skin Malaysia and Nu Skin Thailand, and Regional Marketing Director for the Southeast Asia region. She was also the Vice President of market services for the company's global Distributor Success Organization based in the corporate office in the U.S. Melisa has been with Nu Skin for 20 years.
Melisa serves as an honorary board member of the Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Foundation of Thailand, a board member of the CHILD Foundation in the Philippines and board member of the Nu Skin Southeast Asia Children's Heart Fund.
Melisa is a member of the Advocacy Committee of the World Federation of Direct Selling Association (WFDSA) after serving as Association Advisory Council member for the Asia/Pacific region from 2011-2017. She was also a member of the association's ethics committee from 2011-2013.
Melisa is married to Anthony Quijano and has two children, Carl and Lia.
Pakapun (Vicky) Leevutinun, Ph.d
President, Nu Skin Southeast Asia
Dr Pakapun (Vicky) Leevutinun serves as President of Southeast Asia, overseeing seven markets (Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia & Vietnam). Originally from Thailand, she joined the Nu Skin SEA Regional management team in July 2015. Dr Leevutinun was previously the market President managing Nu Skin Thailand and Nu Skin Vietnam.
During her 21 years at Nu Skin, Dr Leevutinun has played an integral role in building the success of Nu Skin Thailand as well as positively influencing the direct selling industry there. Nu Skin is one of the top five direct selling companies in Thailand. Under her leadership, Dr Leevutinun also managed the opening of Nu Skin in Vietnam, setting the strategy and framework for future business growth in the market.
Dr Leevutinun served as President of Thailand Direct Selling Association (TDSA) from July 2014 to June 2016. During this time with TDSA, she helped develop the Direct Selling Ethics, ensuring that members of TDSA uphold high standards to positively impact public perceptions. Dr Leevutinun is the current chair for the Association Services Committee for the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations (WFDSA), helping direct selling associations worldwide align policies and promote industry awareness.
As Chairman of the Board for the Nu Skin Southeast Asia Children’s Heart Fund (SEACHF), Dr Leevutinun is passionate about helping children with congenital heart disease. She has worked closely with the Nu Skin distributor force to help save the lives of more than 10,000 children in the region.
Kany Virgo Soemantoro
President, Nu Skin Indonesia and Nu Skin Philippines
Kany was promoted as President of Nu Skin Philippines and Indonesia effective May 1, 2012. Prior to this new assignment, Kany’s position was General Manager of Nu Skin Indonesia since 1 November 2008.
Joined the company since the opening of Nu Skin Indonesia in 2005 as the head of Sales Development and Distributor Support, in 2007 Kany undertook the position of Director of Distributor Success and Market Operations. During his tenure with the company, Kany has developed strong relationships with distributor leadership within the market and a solid understanding of the business. Under Kany’s leadership, the employees and distributors are aligned toward a common goal, and are taking the company towards growth and profitability.
Before joining the company, he worked as General Manager for Scholastic-Grolier Indonesia, an American publishing and multi-media company. He brings with him 8 years of experience from Oriflame Indonesia, a Swedish direct selling cosmetic company as Head of Sales and Marketing Department. Kany earned a B. Arch. from Trisakti University in Jakarta and M.B.A. from Baldwin Wallace College, Ohio, USA.