Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Steven J. Lund
Executive Chairman of the Board, Executive Director of Nourish the Children
Steven J. Lund serves as Executive Chairman of the Board for Nu Skin Enterprises. Lund’s former duties include Vice Chairman of the Board from 2006 to 2012, President and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2003 and President and Chief Executive Officer of Nu Skin Asia Pacific (NSAP) from November 1996 to May 1998. Lund also served as Executive Vice President of Nu Skin International (NSI) since its inception in 1984.
Before joining Nu Skin Enterprises, Lund was an attorney with a private law firm specializing in litigation and products liability law. He holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Brigham Young University's J. Reuben Clark Law School (1983). He is a member of the Utah, Arizona, and American Bar Associations and has served on the board of directors for the Direct Selling Association. Lund also participates in various civic and religious leadership roles and recently served as Chairman of the Utah Valley University Board of Trustees.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Ritch Wood was appointed Nu Skin’s chief executive officer in 2017. Previously, Wood served in various capacities at Nu Skin including chief financial officer from 2003 to 2017, vice president of finance, vice president of new market development, director of finance of new market development and controller of the Pharmanex division. He also played a key role in opening many European markets for Nu Skin during an expatriate assignment from 1995 to 1997. Prior to his assignment in Europe, he served as the assistant director of international tax.
Wood worked for the international accounting firm of Grant Thornton prior to joining Nu Skin in 1993. He earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Accountancy, taxation emphasis, from Brigham Young University and in 2010 was named a CFO of the Year by Utah Business magazine.
Daniel W. Campbell
Managing General Partner, EsNet, Ltd.
Daniel W. Campbell has served as a director at Nu Skin Enterprises since March 1997 and currently serves as the Lead Independent Director and as Chair of the compensation committee. Mr. Campbell has been a managing general partner of EsNet, Ltd., a privately held investment company, since 1994. From 1992 to 1994, Mr. Campbell was the senior vice president and chief financial officer of WordPerfect Corporation, a software company, and prior to that was a partner of Price Waterhouse LLP. He received a B.S. degree from Brigham Young University. Mr. Campbell is also active in the community, serving on a number of public and private boards.
Andrew D. Lipman
Partner, Bingham McCutchen, LLP
Andrew D. Lipman has served as a director of our company since May 1999. Since 1988, Mr. Lipman has been a partner and head of the Telecommunications, Media and Technology Group of the Washington, D.C. law firm of Swidler Berlin, LLP. Swidler Berlin recently merged with Bingham McCutchen LLP, an international law firm, and Mr. Lipman continues his position with Bingham McCutchen. From 1987 to 1997, Mr. Lipman also served as Senior Vice President for Legal and Regulatory Affairs for MFS Communications, Co., a competitive telecommunications provider. He also currently serves as a member of the boards of directors of Sutron Corporation, a provider of hydrological and meteorological monitoring products, and The Management Network Group, Inc., a telecommunications-related consulting firm. He received a B.A. degree from the University of Rochester and a J.D. degree from Stanford University.
Edwina D. Woodbury
President and CEO, The Chapel Hill Press, Inc.
Edwina D. Woodbury has served as president and CEO of The Chapel Hill Press Inc. since 1999. Her prior experience includes more than 20 years in the direct selling and personal care products industries, having served at Avon Products as chief financial officer and administrative officer and in other finance and operations positions from 1977 to 1998.
Woodbury has also served on numerous boards across several industries in addition to her current service as chair of the board of the nonprofit Medical Foundation of North Carolina. She received a bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Thomas R. Pisano
Recently retired as President and CEO, Overseas Military Sales Corporation
Pisano's career has spanned 40 years, with 25 years in the direct selling industry. A seasoned veteran from Avon, Pisano held key leadership positions at the company including vice president of global business development, area vice president for the Americas, area vice president for Latin America/Pacific. Recently Mr. Pisano retired as president and chief executive officer of Overseas Military Sales Corp. which operates in 30 countries worldwide. Prior to this role, Pisano worked as the company's chief operating officer for five years. He also spent two years as vice president and head of The Topps Company's international division. Pisano graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor's degree in industrial management, and holds a master's of business administration from Dartmouth College with an emphasis in finance and marketing.
Founding Member, ZQ Capital Limited
Simon Shen has spent more than a decade as an investment banker advising companies in corporate finance matters and mergers and acquisitions. He is the founding member of ZQ Capital Limited, a boutique investment and advisory firm with extensive relationships and local knowledge of China. He has deep experience in Asia capital markets, with a special area of expertise and network in China.
Prior to founding ZQ Capital in 2015, Shen was managing director and head of the China Financial Institutions Business at Barclays from 2011 to 2015. From 2004 to 2010, he worked with Goldman Sachs as an investment banker in its New York and Hong Kong offices.
Shen has worked with many corporations in Asia, such as the IPOs by Agricultural Bank of China, China Pacific Insurance Group and China Ping An, the rights offering by DBS Bank and the acquisition of BankThai by CIMB. He also worked with a number of US corporations during the early stages of his career at Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers in New York.
Shen has a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Wesleyan University.
EVP. Disney Advertising Sales
Laura Nathanson is a media maven with a three-decade career in the sales and marketing field, spending 21 years with The Walt Disney Company. Prior to being named EVP, revenue and operations for Disney Advertising Sales, she served as EVP, sales and marketing for ABC Family, now Freeform. Throughout her career, Laura has held key sales and advertising positions with Fox Broadcasting and media agencies.
Laura is an experienced leader who brings to the Board extensive experience in connecting and communicating with customers. Business strategy is also one of Nathanson’s strengths. Throughout her career, she has recognized and understood shifts in the business landscape – such as the rise of the millennial demographic and the trend toward digital advertising – and has quickly adapted to these shifts, enabling her companies to capitalize on them at an early stage. She also has experience in streamlining business processes and in promoting sales through digital and social media. Nathanson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University.