Mannatech®, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), a global health and wellness company committed to transforming lives to make a better world, announced it has promoted David Johnson, Chief Accounting Officer, to Chief Financial Officer as it continues to build an executive team dedicated to supporting its independent sales Associates.

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Mannatech's Controller, Diane Barton, and Chief Financial Officer, David Johnson (Photo: Business Wi ...

Mannatech's Controller, Diane Barton, and Chief Financial Officer, David Johnson (Photo: Business Wire)

"David has demonstrated his commitment to ensuring Mannatech's finance department is keeping pace with our global transformation of new products, new technology and international expansion," said Mannatech's CEO and President, Alfredo "Al" Bala. "We believe he is well-equipped to lead Mannatech down a path of profitability and prosperity in the exciting times that lie ahead for the company."

In his new role, Johnson will lead the company's accounting, finance and treasury teams. Johnson joined Mannatech in July 2013 and brings more than 22 years of experience to the company. He is responsible for reporting financial results to shareholders, Associates and management with a focus on improving the financial operations of the enterprise through continuous dedication to tight expense control.

Prior to Mannatech, Johnson held several financial management positions, including manager of accounting at Safety-Kleen and financial controller at Copart. He is a CPA with several years of experience in public accounting.

At the same time, Mannatech has also promoted Diane Barton, Assistant Controller, to Controller. Through her promotion, Barton will have an expanded role in SEC reporting, accounting policy development, risk management and international accounting functions.

Barton has more than 30 years of accounting experience with public and private companies and joined Mannatech in 2006 as Accounting Systems Liaison. In the last four years, her responsibilities have increased to include leading the U.S. accounting team, preparing SEC reports as well as serving as the finance system lead for new country launches. She has held several accounting and finance positions within the company since she began, being promoted to Financial Services Manager, Assistant Controller and now Controller.

These executive promotions follow Mannatech's recent new brand reveal and are a part of a number of new initiatives designed to reshape the company. This overall strategy to transform is intended to enable Mannatech to better serve Associates and customers around the world.

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About Mannatech

Mannatech, Incorporated, offers a profound wellness experience through a financially rewarding opportunity that makes a difference in the lives of people across the world. Through its innovative glyconutrition products, Mannatech transforms lives, providing an unprecedented level of natural wellness, freedom and purpose.* With more than 20 years of experience and operations in more than 25 countries, Mannatech is committed to transforming lives. For more information, visit Mannatech.com.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

Please note: This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements generally can be identified by use of phrases or terminology such as "intend" or other similar words or the negative of such terminology. Similarly, descriptions of Mannatech's objectives, strategies, plans, goals or targets contained herein are also considered forward-looking statements. Mannatech believes this release should be read in conjunction with all of its filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and cautions its readers that these forward-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, increases in competition, litigation, regulatory changes and its planned growth into new international markets. Although Mannatech believes that the expectations, statements and assumptions reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cautions readers to always consider all of the risk factors and any other cautionary statements carefully in evaluating each forward-looking statement in this release, as well as those set forth in its latest Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, and other filings filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, including its current reports on Form 8-K. All of the forward-looking statements contained herein speak only as of the date of this release.

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