Chief Executive Officer and President
Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer
Tamuna serves as the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of WFDSA. In her capacity she leads and oversees the WFDSA initiatives that focus on advocating direct selling industry’s position with external stakeholders, promoting women’s economic empowerment initiatives, fostering highest ethical conduct in the marketplace and enhancing local association management. She works with various governments, consumer groups and academics around the world and serves as the global spokesperson for the industry.
Prior to joining WFDSA, Tamuna was a diplomat and has an extensive experience in matters of international commerce and business.
Tamuna is very passionate about promoting the economic empowerment for women and supporting the advancement of women in international trade and business globally. She has been actively involved with the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT), a premier, DC based global organization since 2004 and served as the Treasurer and currently serves as the Vice President for Chapter Support. She is the co-recipient of the Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) Outstanding Section/Committee Award .
Tamuna is a member of OWIT Executive Board and the WFDSA Board of Directors.
Tamuna holds MA in International Development from the School of International Service, American University in Washington DC.
World Federation of Direct Selling Associations
As president of Amway since 2002, Doug DeVos oversees daily operations of the company with Chairman Steve Van Andel. Together, they form the Office of the Chief Executive. DeVos is the youngest son of Amway co- founder Rich DeVos, who, with Steve’s father Jay, started Amway in Ada, Michigan in 1959.
DeVos has worked with Van Andel to build enthusiasm for the Amway business and help it grow to become the world’s largest direct selling company*. The results of their ability to foster entrepreneurs around the world are reflected in the company’s record sales growth.
DeVos, who joined the company in 1986, also has served in various leadership positions in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
Currently, DeVos chairs the Executive Committee for the National Constitution Center, in Philadelphia. He is the Immediate Past Chair of of the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations. He served from 2008 until 2017. He currently serves as the Vice Chairmen of the World Federation of Direct Selling Associations. He is also involved in numerous business and civic organizations, including the Business Leaders for Michigan, West Michigan Policy Forum, Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, Economic Club of Grand Rapids, Keystone Community Church and The Right Place, a regional economic development organization in West Michigan.
He has been inducted into the U.S. Direct Selling Association Hall of Fame and recognized with the Direct Selling Education Foundation’s Circle of Honor award. DeVos earned a bachelor’s degree in management from Purdue University, where he also played football. He is a member of the Global Strategic Advisory Council for Purdue’s Krannert School of Management.
Chairman and CEO
Shaklee Corporation Hacienda Campus
Founder, Co-Chairman and Group CEO
Best World Lifestyle Pte. Ltd
Chief Executive Officer and President
David Holl joined Mary Kay Inc. in June 1993, and in 1996, he became Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. In October 2001, he was named President and Chief Operating Officer. In April 2006, David was promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining the Mary Kay family, he was a Vice President at Citibank, based in New York. Preceding Citibank, David was a Financial Analyst for Union Texas Petroleum in Houston.
As President and Chief Executive Officer, David is responsible for the day-to- day leadership of the Company with world headquarters in Dallas, five regional distribution centers in the U.S. and operations in well over 35 international markets, including Russia, Mexico, China and Brazil. Mary Kay develops, tests, manufactures and packages the majority of its own products at state-of- the-art plants in Dallas and in China.
David is a member of the Mary Kay Inc. Board of Directors. He also is a member of the Personal Care Products Council’s (PCPC) Executive Committee, The Nature Conservancy, the Direct Selling Association Board of Directors and the World Federation of Direct Selling Association CEO Council. David also serves or has served on numerous civic boards including the Southwestern Medical Foundation and Dallas Citizen’s Council.
David is married to Suzanne. They have three daughters – Brittany, Sara and Rachel.
Mary Kay Inc.
Executive Director, Global Government Affairs
Josephine began her Avon career in 1987 and has extensive knowledge of Avon’s direct selling business. She has held several positions within Avon in both Finance and Government Affairs, during which time - on two separate occasions - she became the proud recipient of the Avon Chairman’s Award.
As Executive Director - Government Affairs, Josephine oversees the daily government / legislative affairs department at Avon - North America, where she has been successful in protecting Avon from onerous legislative / regulatory proposals and has also proactively drafted and worked to pass legislation in various states to relax restrictions further protecting the Avon business.
Having provided financial support to various aspects of the Avon operations, including information services, distribution, sales and supply chain, Josephine was able to effectively leverage both her financial skills and Avon knowledge with her political background.
Prior to joining Avon Products, Inc., Josephine served as Director of Budgets, City of Waterbury, CT where she was most noted by the local media as “Deputy Mayor”. She received the greater Waterbury area - Woman in Leadership Award for her many contributions.
Josephine is currently WFDSA Assistant Treasurer and a member of the WFDSA Finance and Governance Committee as well as the Government Regulatory Affairs Committee. She is the recipient of the 2011 WFDSA Global Services Award.
Josephine is a member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary (USCGAUX) where she has served as Vice Commander and is a founding member of the U.S. Homeland Security department. She is a recipient of the U.S. Presidential Volunteer “Gold” Service Award.
Josephine earned a BS in Accounting from Post College and an MBA in Finance from the University of New Haven (UNH), and is currently an Advisory Board Member of the UNH – School of Business.
Avon Products, Inc.
Manager Industry & Shareholder Relations
Kim Drabik leads Amway’s global direct selling industry relations strategy, including serving as a trusted advisor to executive staff and chief executive office and acting on their behalf for the implementation of partnerships and initiatives worldwide.
Drabik is a passionate advocate for direct selling globally. She has served on World Federation of Direct Selling Association (WFDSA) and U.S. Direct Selling Association committees, including her current role as Chairman of the WFDSA Advocacy Committee. Drabik also has appeared on panels and spoken at a number of industry events.
An Amway employee since 1991, Drabik previously led global corporate social responsibility initiatives, including helping forge the company’s strategy for its One by One Campaign for children. Prior to her role in corporate citizenship, Drabik served as a technical regulatory affairs contact and liaison for 18 Amway markets in the West Pacific and South America for Technical Regulatory Affairs.
Drabik is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
Garth has been the Executive Director of in the Direct Selling Association of New Zealand for 21 years organising and running a wide range of activities and representing the organisation across the breadth of government to ensure both the profile and the concerns of the DSA are being heard.
Garth has been the DSA New Zealand representative to the World Federation Board of Directors for the past 18 years and since November 2014 Garth has served as Chairman for the Association Services Committee of World Federation of Direct Selling Associations.
Under this role Garth is responsible for, and chairs the Association improvement programmes run regionally each year and the secretaries meetings run globally to share information between DSA’s on issues, initiatives and implement understanding of how other DSA’s handle media, regulators and membership.
Direct Selling Association of New Zealand Inc
Philippe Jacquelinet is CEO and founder of Captain Tortue Group. He currently serves as the WFDSA Ethics Committee Chair and is a past Chairman of SELDIA. From 1993, when he started his company together with his wife Lilian, he dedicated his entire professional career to take direct selling in the clothing sector to another level in France. With a turnover of €63 million in 2012, 3 brands in UK & Ireland and 5 brands in France, Captain Tortue was declared as the largest textile company in the direct selling, with a goal of achieving €67.5 annual sales turnover for the group. In 2011 LVMH joined the company capital.
World Federation of Direct Selling Associations