COPPELL, Texas, Sept. 5 Mannatech, Incorporated(Nasdaq: MTEX), a leading developer and provider of dietary supplements andskin care solutions, today announced a new sales tools program that willsupport the company's independent sales force of more than 569,000 independentAssociates and Members. Mannatech unveiled its "Ready - Set - Go" program ofcorporate-produced, compliant sales tools at this year's MannaQuest, one ofthe company's largest annual gatherings of sales associates held each LaborDay weekend.
The "Ready-Set-Go" program was first discussed by company leaders andsales Associates at MannaFest in March 2007. With the culmination of manymonths of development, the program exemplifies the company's new brandingefforts. The "Ready" portion of the program provides consistent materials forcustomer prospecting. The "Set" portion includes a sales presentation thatwas co-developed with some of the company's most successful sales leaders.The "Go" portion of the program reinforces training and compliance for newsales associates to leverage as they join and launch their own businessopportunities.
"These new tools represent the first phase of a longer term global salessystem being developed by Mannatech for its independent sales associates,"said Terry Persinger, President and CEO of Mannatech. "We have been workingclosely with our independent sales associates to develop a compelling, simple,and effective set of sales and training tools that will help promote what wecontinue to believe is some of the greatest dietary and wellness supplementtechnology available on the market today."
Persinger added, "It is especially important that our sales associates useappropriate sales tools to maximize their individual businesses. Mannatech'sgrowth and success has been anchored by our loyal customer base. Therefore,we felt it was critical to develop a system that represents our brandattributes and quality products, which we know help to promote a betterquality of life."
Mannatech, Incorporated is a global wellness solutions provider ofinnovative, high-quality, proprietary nutritional supplements, topical andskin care products, and weight management products sold through independentassociates and members located in the United States and the internationalmarkets of Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Japan, New Zealand, theRepublic of Korea, Taiwan, Denmark, and Germany.
Please Note: This release contains "forward-looking statements" within themeaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Section 21Eof the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the Private SecuritiesLitigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements generally canbe identified by use of phrases or terminology such as "intend" or othersimilar words or the negative of such terminology. Similarly, descriptions ofMannatech's objectives, strategies, plans, goals or targets contained hereinare also considered forward-looking statements. Mannatech believes thisrelease should be read in conjunction with all of its filings with the UnitedStates Securities and Exchange Commission and cautions its readers that theseforward-looking statements are subject to certain events, risks,uncertainties, and other factors. Some of these factors include, among others,Mannatech's inability to attract and retain associates and members, increasesin competition, litigation, regulatory changes, and its planned growth intonew international markets. Although Mannatech believes that the expectations,statements, and assumptions reflected in these forward-looking statements arereasonable, it cautions readers to always consider all of the risk factors andany other cautionary statements carefully in evaluating each forward-lookingstatement in this release, as well as those set forth in its latest AnnualReport on Form 10-K and Quarterly Repor