Bangalore, India (PressExposure) January 31, 2012 -- Herbalife, a global nutrition company, today announced its association with World # 15 and India's very own Squash Champion Dipika Pallikal. As part of the association, Dipika will endorse Herbalife's nutrition and energy products such as Formula 1 Nutritional Shake Mix, hair products such as shampoos and conditioners in Herbal AloeEssence as well as NouriFusion range of skin care products. India's badminton champion and world # 4 Saina Nehwal, cricketer Virat Kohli and 5 time Women's World Boxing Champion Mary Kom are some of the other sportspersons that Herbalife has been associated with for a long time now.
Commenting on the association, Ajay Khanna, country head, Herbalife India said, "We at Herbalife welcome Dipika with great pride into our large family of young sports achievers. This is our fifth such sports association and we believe in supporting young aspirers like Dipika, who is very dear to us. Our distributors are delighted that Dipika has chosen to walk the Herbalife way and we wish her all the very best in all her upcoming endeavors."
Sharing her thoughts on the association, Dipika Pallikal said, "It is an honor to be associated with a global nutrition brand like Herbalife. I have been following Herbalife's sports associations, and it gives me immense pride to be a part of this chosen group of athletes to represent Herbalife on a global scale. I believe in the Herbalife philosophy of eating right and keeping oneself active in order to achieve the highest level of success both in the professional and personal realms of one's life."
At just age 20, Dipika has been ranked 15 in the World Squash Rankings and hopes to break into the Top 10 ranking by the end of 2012. She is the first Indian squash player to make her way into the world Top 20. Dipika has won the Dutch Open, German Open, French Open, Australian Open and Scottish Open in the World Squash Junior Circuit. After entering the Senior Circuit she won the Nepal Open in November 2010 and the Orange County Open (USA) in September 2011. Herbalife sponsors over 150 sporting events, teams and athletes around the world that define the company's commitment to a healthy active life supported by good nutrition." Herbalife's associated sports sponsorships also include the LA Galaxy, FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi amongst others.
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) is a global network marketing company that sells weight-management, nutrition, and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife products are sold in 80 countries through a network of approximately 2.5 million independent distributors. The company supports the Herbalife Family Foundation and its Casa Herbalife program to help bring good nutrition to children. Herbalife's website contains a significant amount of information about Herbalife, including financial and other information for investors at http://ir.Herbalife.com. The company encourages investors to visit its website from time to time, as information is updated and new information is posted.