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AMWAY BUSINESS CENTRE 

Johannesburg ABC
12 Friesland Drive
Longmeadow Business Estate
South Longmeadow
Johannesburg 1620
Tel: +27 (0)11 201 4400
Fax: +27 (0)11 201 4401/2
www.amway.co.za
news.amway.co.za 

The Company

Company name: Amway Corporation
Industry: Direct selling
Founders: Rich DeVos, Jay Van Andel
Founding year: 1959
Founding year Amway Europe: 1973
Founding year Amway South Africa: 1997
Headquarter: Ada, Michigan, USA
Headquarter Europe: Puchheim (near Munich), Germany
Amway South Africa: Johannesburg ABC
Revenue worldwide: 9,5 billion US-Dollar in 2015

Chairman Amway Corporation: Steve Van Andel
President Amway Corporation: Doug DeVos
Regional President Amway Europe, Africa and India: Samir Behl
Managing Director Europe and South Africa: Leszek Krecielewski
General Manager Amway South Africa: Raj Parshotam

Employees worldwide: 19,000
Employees Europe: 1,200
Employees South Africa: 86
Independent Amway Business Owners worldwide: 3 million
Independent Amway Business Owners Europe: more than 250,000
Independent Amway Business Owners South Africa: 80,000
Number of markets worldwide: more than 100 countries and territories

Products

Number of products: more than 450
Products brands (excerpt):

  • ARTISTRY™
  • NUTRILITE™
  • AMWAY HOME™
  • Satinique™
  • eSpring™
  • iCook™

Number of patents: 1,150
Number of patents pending: 500
Number of engineers and scientists: 950

Leading brands:

NUTRILITE™ is the world’s No. 1 selling vitamins and dietary supplements brand.
(Source Euromonitor International Limited; Vitamins and Dietary Supplements, World, GBN, Retail Value Sales RSP, % breakdown, 2014.)

ARTISTRY™ is among the world’s top five, largest selling, premium skincare brands.
(Source Euromonitor International Limited; Beauty and Personal Care 2015, Premium Beauty and Personal Care and Premium Skin Care category and subcategory; global 2014 value RSP)

eSpring™ is the #1 seller of domestic water treatment systems for kitchens                                        
(Source: Based on a Verify Markets study of 2014 global sales)

Association Memberships (Europe):

WFDSA: World Federation of Direct Selling Associations
Seldia: European Direct Selling Association
FEDMA: Federation of European Direct and Interactive Marketing
EBA: European Business Association
AmCham EU: American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
ERNA: European Responsible Nutrition Alliance
Association memberships (local):
DSA South Africa: Direct Selling Association

Corporate Social Responsibility

Amway™ ONE BY ONE Campaign for Children (worldwide):

  • 261 million US Dollar donated since 2003
  • Number of supported children since 2003: 12.7 million
  • 3.9 million of corporate volunteering hours of Amway employees and Amway Business Owners

To download the fact sheet Amway South Africa click here.

Contact:

Amway South Africa, L.L.C.  OP
 Khethiwe Johnson
 Corporate Affairs  Manager
 12 Friesland Drive Longmeadow Business Estate South
 Longmeadow
 T: +27 11 033-1700
 E: khethiwe.johnson@amway.com
 news.amway.co.za

 
  

 

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