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Herbalife Nutrition Goes Back to School with Innovative Activewear Design Challenge


Global Nutrition Brand Partners with World-Renowned FIDM

Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE:HLF), a premier global nutrition company
whose purpose is to make the world healthier and happier, today
announced a design competition in collaboration with the prestigious
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM). Kicking off with the
new school year, the design challenge is part of a special Advanced
Study Program, International Manufacturing & Product Development, where
FIDM students will develop a line of activewear for Herbalife
Nutrition's independent distributors.

Participating FIDM students will be divided into teams and challenged to
design and build a cohesive activewear collection that embodies a
healthy and active lifestyle. The students will present their designs,
inclusive of theme, colors, fabric, and production and sourcing
strategy, to the Herbalife Nutrition team and FIDM faculty members. The
students' final challenge will require the entire team to demonstrate
how they will merchandise the individual student concepts as a cohesive
collection. In addition to the group projects, each student will have
the opportunity to participate in creating their own design.

"FIDM is one of the top design and fashion schools in the world, and
shares a like-minded commitment to innovation and excellence, making
them an exciting partner for this design challenge," said Rich Goudis,
CEO, Herbalife Nutrition. "Our collaboration on this project provides an
opportunity for the next generation of creatives to develop apparel
inspired by our entrepreneurs and employees who are purpose driven to
help people lead a healthier and happier life.

More than 15 students were selected by FIDM faculty and staff to
participate in International Manufacturing & Product Development. The
program has begun and continues through late spring 2019.

"This is the 26th year that FIDM has partnered with a global brand to
create a design competition for our students," said Barbara Bundy, vice
president, Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. "Herbalife
Nutrition joins companies such as Nike, who have educated and challenged
our students in new and inspiring ways, and we are excited to work with
the Herbalife Nutrition team to develop activewear that underscores the
optimism and empowerment consumers garner from living their best,
healthy and active life."

As part of the project, students will immerse themselves in the global
consumer marketplace and conduct in-depth research to wholly understand
the millennial customer, the lifestyle of the Herbalife Nutrition
Independent Distributor and the global reach and influence of athletes.
As part of the course, students will have the opportunity to travel to
global design hubs – from Milan to Paris, participate in working
sessions with Herbalife Nutrition, as well as speak with Herbalife
Nutrition leaders from around the globe and attend the Company's annual
meeting in Houston.

About Herbalife Nutrition

Herbalife Nutrition is a global nutrition company whose purpose is to
make the world healthier and happier. The Company has been on a mission
for nutrition – changing people's lives with great nutrition products &
programs – since 1980. Together with our Herbalife Nutrition independent
distributors, we are committed to providing solutions to the worldwide
problems of poor nutrition and obesity, an aging population and
skyrocketing public healthcare costs, while supporting the rise in
entrepreneurs of all ages. Herbalife Nutrition offers high-quality,
science-backed products, most of which are produced in Company-operated
facilities; one-on-one coaching with an Herbalife Nutrition independent
distributor; and a supportive community approach that inspires customers
to embrace a healthier, more active lifestyle. Herbalife
Nutrition's targeted nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness,
and personal care products are available exclusively to and through
dedicated Herbalife Nutrition distributors in more than 90 countries.

As a global supplier of herbal supplements, Herbalife Nutrition uses
more than 150 botanical ingredients, including soybeans, tea and aloe.
The company has a robust, science-based product development process
guided by a team of more than 300 scientists, 36 of them Ph.Ds., to
assure the quality of the products. The Company has invested more
than $300 million during the past six years in its manufacturing
facilities and now makes approximately 65 percent of all its nutrition
products in-house.

Through its corporate social responsibility efforts, Herbalife
Nutrition supports the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF) and its
CasaHerbalife Nutrition programs to help bring good nutrition to
children in need. Herbalife Nutrition is also proud to sponsor more than
190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe,
including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and numerous Olympic teams.

Herbalife Nutrition has approximately 8,300 employees worldwide, and its
shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:HLF) with net
sales of approximately $4.4 billion in 2017. To learn more, visit or

Herbalife Nutrition also encourages investors to visit its investor
relations website at as financial and other information
is updated and new information is posted.

About FIDM

FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising) is an internationally
recognized college with 4,772 students and over 70,000 graduates. A
private institute for specialized professional education, FIDM is
accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior
College & University Commission (WSCUC) and the National Association of
Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). FIDM offers degrees in 32
disciplines, including a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

The college is headquartered in downtown Los Angeles, with other campus
locations in Orange County, San Diego and San Francisco.

FIDM is the home of "Project Runway Junior" on Lifetime Television.
Other shows to call FIDM their West Coast home include "Project Runway"
and "Project Runway: Under the Gunn", as well as "Design School" an
original series on HGTV featuring FIDM Interior Design students. FIDM
was featured on MTV's "The Hills," starring FIDM student, Lauren Conrad.

FIDM Museum

FIDM Museum & Galleries has one of the nation's finest costume
collections of more than 15,000 objects, dating from the 18th century,
and yearly presents major exhibitions.

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