Wednesday, October 31, 2012

News Release

USANA Health Sciences COO, Roy Truett, Named Top COO by ExecRank

A Remarkable Achievement for New COO
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA), a global nutritional company, announced that Roy Truett has been selected by ExecRank as a Top COO for 2012. This recognition is a remarkable achievement for Roy Truett, who was promoted to the position in 2011.

Evaluation committees spent months analyzing research and feedback in order to determine the rankings, which are based on the COO's performance in 24 key areas.

"I am humbled and honored to be named a Top COO alongside so many extraordinary COOs in the nation. I credit much of my success to the hard work and dedication of the outstanding employees at USANA Health Sciences," Truett said.

According to ExecRank, being named a top COO is a monumental accomplishment. The rankings are heavily based on the COO's abilities to execute operational efficiencies that improve profit margins and the company's return on equity. Also weighing in on the rankings are recommendations provided by the chief executive officers and chief financial officers of the finalists. In addition to these praises, Truett was selected based upon his work and reputation in the industry.

Dave Wentz, CEO of USANA Health Sciences, said, "To have our COO be named one of the best in the nation is quite an achievement, but it comes as no surprise to me because Roy Truett exemplifies efficiency. He has been instrumental in the creation of lean operating practices and has championed progressive ideas in enterprise and technology. Our company has benefitted greatly through the innovative work of Mr. Truett."

There are more than 100,000 COOs in the United States, yet only a select few are awarded this distinguished honor. For more information about USANA's products and company, visit


Founded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements and personal care, energy, and weight-management products in their
FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. USANA's products, tested by NSF International and used by more than 600 professional athletes, are developed by the company's award-winning team of scientists and sold directly to Preferred Customers and Associates in 18 international markets. Named one of Outside magazine's "Best Places to Work" for four consecutive years, USANA has received more than 100 state, national and international accolades, including Utah Best of State, Stevie Awards, Australian Business Awards, NutriSearch Editor's Choice and others. Learn more about USANA (
) and the USANA True Health Foundation (, stay current with the official USANA blog (, like us on the USANA Facebook page (, or follow USANA on Twitter (@USANAinc).

Media Contact: Ashley Collins
Executive Director of PR, Social Media, and Communications
USANA Health Sciences, Inc.
(801) 954-7280
SOURCE USANA Health Sciences, Inc.


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