Regional Presidents

Regional Presidents

Charlene Chiang 2017

Charlene Chiang

President, Greater China Region


Charlene Chiang was named president of Nu Skin’s Greater China region in 2016. Prior to this, she served as regional vice president of sales and operations for Nu Skin Greater China and president of Nu Skin Taiwan since 2007. Chiang has also served as the president of Nu Skin Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei from 2005 to 2007, general manager of Nu Skin Singapore from 2003 to 2005 and general manager of Nu Skin Taiwan’s Pharmanex Division since 2000. 


In addition to her responsibilities at Nu Skin, Chiang has been actively involved in many other organizations. In the past, she has served as chairman of Taiwan’s Direct Selling Association from 2013-2016, chairman of Taipei’s Cosmetics Industry Association from 2010-2014, chairperson of the Organization Committee of WFDSA World Congress XIII in 2008, and vice president of the Direct Selling Association of Singapore from 2003-2007. 


Chiang currently serves as executive director of Taiwan’s Association of Multilevel Marketing, director of the Chinese Academy of Direct Selling Management, director of International Life Science Institute, ILSI Taiwan, and as executive supervisor of Taiwan’s Advertiser’ Association. In 2009, Chiang was selected as a 100MVP Manager by Manager Today Magazine, and in 2010 was named China’s Outstanding Female Entrepreneur by the China Association of Women Entrepreneurs (CAWE). Prior to joining Nu Skin, Chiang worked at a leading advertising agency. She received her bachelor’s degree in Japanese from Fu Jen Catholic University and a master of business administration from National Taiwan University and Fudan University.

Melisa Quijano 2017

Melisa Quijano

President, Asia Pacific Region


Melisa Tantoco Quijano serves as the president of Nu Skin's Asia Pacific region, 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 U.S. 


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 Southeast Asia Children's Heart Fund. 


In 2010, Melisa was named as the Best Asian Executive by the prestigious International Stevie Business Awards for leading the Nu Skin South Asia/Pacific region as the fastest growing Nu Skin region. She was also one of the top finalists in the prestigious Asian Women In Leadership award in 2013 and a recipient of the Gold Medal of Appreciation from the Thai Red Cross in 2013. Melisa is serving a second term as a member of the World Federation of Direct Selling Association (WFDSA) Advisory Council for the Asia/Pacific region, a position she has held since 2011. She was also a member of the association's ethics committee from 2011-2013.

Mikael Linder 2017

Mikael Linder
President, Europe, Middle East and Africa Region


Mikael Linder is the president of Nu Skin’s Europe, Middle East and Africa Region. Linder joined Nu Skin as Nordic General Manager in 2001 and was promoted to president of the European region in March 2006. Since then, the region has expanded to cover Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and it now covers more than half of Nu Skin’s geographical markets.


Prior to joining Nu Skin, he gained practical experience from various management positions within Oriflame, mainly focusing on establishing presence in Asia, Africa and India. Linder received a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from the University of Stockholm. He has also studied commercial and corporate law at the London School of Economics.

Tyler Whitehead 2017

Tyler V. Whitehead

President, Americas Region


Tyler Whitehead is the president of Nu Skin's Americas Region, including the United States, Canada and Latin America. Immediately prior to his appointment, Tyler served as vice president of sales and operations for the Americas region. He also formerly served as a vice president and as general counsel for both Pharmanex and Nu Skin.


Whitehead joined Nu Skin Enterprises in 2004 as general counsel of Pharmanex. Prior to joining Nu Skin, he was an attorney in private practice specializing in corporate, finance and securities law. Whitehead earned his bachelor’s degree from Idaho State University and his Juris Doctorate from Willamette University College of Law.