CHESTERFIELD, Mo., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reliv International, Inc. (Nasdaq: RELV) announced today that shareholders have elected John M. Klimek to its board of directors. Klimek becomes the ninth member of the Reliv board. Klimek, 51, is managing director, legal, and chief compliance officer of HFR Asset Management, LLC, a hedge fund management company based in Chicago. He has worked at HFR since 2004. "John's knowledge of the financial markets as well as his understanding of direct selling will make him a valuable member of our board," said Robert L. Montgomery, Reliv's chairman, president and chief executive officer. Klimek is a native of Chicago. He earned a bachelor's degree in accountancy from the University of Illinois, and received his law degree from the University of Illinois law school. About Reliv Reliv International, Inc., based in Chesterfield, Mo., is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of a proprietary line of nutritional supplements. Reliv supplements address essential daily nutrition, weight loss and targeted solutions such as blood-sugar management, energy and performance enhancement, women's health and anti-aging. Reliv sells its products through an international network marketing system of approximately 66,000 independent distributors. Additional information about Reliv International, Inc. can be obtained on the Web at www.reliv.com. SOURCE Reliv International, Inc.