Melisa Tantoco Quijano
President, Nu Skin Enterprises Asia products
Melisa has more than 38 years of market operations experience.
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.
DEGREES AND AWARDS:
- A university scholar and graduated Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines
- Best Asian Executive, International Stevie Business Awards (2010)
- Finalist in Asian Women in Leadership award (2013)
- Recipient of Gold Medal of Appreciation, Thai Red Cross (2013)
- Gold Stevie Award: Female Entrepreneur of the Year (2017)
- Silver Stevie Award: Female Executive of the Year (2017)
Pakapun (Vicky) Leevutinun, Ph.D
President, Nu Skin Southeast Asia
Dr Pakapun (Vicky) Leevutinun has over 20 years of direct selling experience.
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.
Dr Leevutinun is married with two daughters.
DEGREES AND AWARDS:
- First Honor Medal for Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
- MBA from Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University, USA (1996)
- PhD in Technopreneurship & Innovation Management from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand (2015)