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Isagenix Co-Founder & CEO, Jim Coover, Receives Prestigious CEO of the Year Award

Company Ranks No. 4 as Top Private Arizona Business in Annual Arizona Corporate Excellence Program

Isagenix International, a global health and wellness company providing nutrition and lifestyle solutions, was recognized at the 2017 Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Awards event as a Top Private Arizona company ranking number four on the annual list. The awards program recognizes companies based on their overall revenue and revenue growth.

Isagenix was recently recognized as a 2017 Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company for the 11th consecutive year. Isagenix is one of 120 Arizona companies included and one of only four Arizona companies that has made the list for more than 10 consecutive years.

Jim Coover, Isagenix co-founder and chief executive officer was also honored at the ACE Awards event as the 2017 CEO of the Year.

“I am extremely honored to accept this award on behalf of the entire Isagenix family,” said Coover. “We are so proud to be part of this outstanding community, and I can’t think of a better place to have our global headquarters than here in Arizona. It means so much to me to receive this amazing honor from a business community that I respect so much."

Upon receiving the award, Coover offered this advice to entrepreneurs, “dream big, surround yourself with great people, and execute with integrity.”

Widely considered a pioneer in the weight loss and nutrition industry, Jim has successfully led several companies, serving more than 7 million customers and exceeding $1 billion in sales. In 2001, Jim and his wife, expert network marketer Kathy, co-founded Isagenix in pursuit of a vision to impact world health and free people from physical and financial pain. Along with their son, Erik, and a world-class management team, the couple remains actively involved in the day-to-day operations in 15 markets across the globe.

In just 15 years, Jim has led Isagenix to cumulative revenue of more than $5 billion. Annual revenue for 2017 is expected to reach $1 billion and the company goal is to reach $2 billion in annual sales by 2020. According to ASU’s Seidman Research Institute, the company had a $1.5 billion impact on the 2016 U.S. economy and over $1.1 billion in labor income, supporting 13,444 jobs.

The Phoenix Business Journal’s list recognizes top companies in a variety of industries. The publication has recently recognized Isagenix as a largest Corporate Philanthropist, a top Family-Owned Business, and a Healthiest Employer. View the full ACE Top Private Arizona Companies list here.

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About Isagenix International

Established in 2002, Isagenix International believes that everyone deserves to experience a healthy, joyful, and abundant life. The global wellbeing company artfully crafts more than 175 effective products and offers a supportive community for its more than 550,000 customers worldwide. Isagenix shares its products through a network of independent distributors in 26 markets: the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, South Korea, Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, and Switzerland. The private family-owned company has its world headquarters in Gilbert, Arizona. For more information, visit​.