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Young Living Executive Honoured at IMPACT Magazine's 2018 Women of IMPACT Honourary Black Tie Affair

November 9, 2018
Lauren Walker, Chief Supply Chain Officer, named Guest of Honour for making a significant impact in the essential oils and supply chain industries
Lehi, UT – November 9, 2018 – Lauren Walker, Chief Supply Chain Officer at Young Living Essential Oils—the world leader in essential oils—was named Guest of Honour at IMPACT Magazine's Women of IMPACT Honourary Black Tie Affair in Washington, D.C., on November 4. The ceremony honoured exceptional female business leaders who make a significant impact in their professional industries and local communities.

“It is a privilege to have the opportunity to honour such an amazing array of women of colour,” said Tunisha Brown, Owner and Editor in Chief, IMPACT Magazine. “IMPACT has taken on the task of celebrating women of colour who have substantively begun to move the culture forward. It is our pleasure and duty to honour Lauren Walker and the other phenomenal women in a vainglorious way.”

Walker oversees Young Living’s rigorous sourcing standards, which ensure that the essential oils from its corporate-owned and partner farms all over the world are the highest quality and are ethically and legally sourced. Since joining Young Living in 2016, Walker has refined and established processes that help the company provide the best products and services to its customers. Such processes include opening the Young Living Memphis Distribution Centre, which services 35 states.

“Lauren brings an extraordinary level of experience, ingenuity, and passion to her work and has been a driving force in helping Young Living’s entire global supply chain become best in class,” said Jared Turner, President and Chief Operating Officer, Young Living Essential Oils. “She truly embodies Young Living’s spirit as a steward of the earth and is constantly working to ensure that the sourcing, manufacturing, and shipping components of our business operate to achieve the highest level of environmental, ethical, and quality accountability.”

Throughout her three-decade career with high-profile international companies, Walker has established herself as a leader and an innovator in streamlining global systems. After completing her engineering degree, she worked for Xerox as an engineer, followed by 10 years with Procter & Gamble in supply chain, manufacturing/technical operations, and quality. She also worked for seven years with Johnson & Johnson as a plant manager and as program manager of its oral care franchise. Prior to joining Young Living in 2016, she was vice president of manufacturing at Amway, where she was responsible for manufacturing across all product lines: nutrition, home care, personal care, beauty care, durable goods, and paper products.

In addition to her extensive experience, Walker serves on several boards of directors, including the Salt Lake Chamber. She has also been a keynote speaker for the American Manufacturing Strategies Summit and the Front End of Innovation Conference.
About Young Living Essential Oils

Young Living Essential Oils, LC, based in Lehi, Utah, is the world leader in essential oils and distributor of the highest quality of oil-infused products. As stewards of the earth and its people, Young Living paves the way for every essential oil company with its Seed to Seal® standard and its Sourcing, Science and Standards pillars. These guiding principles protect the planet and ensure that customers can feel good about using Young Living products for themselves and their families and in their homes.

Young Living’s products contain essential oils that all come from corporate-owned or partner farms or Seed to Seal-certified suppliers, support a healthy lifestyle and continue to provide opportunities for over 5 million members to achieve their goals and aspirations by aligning their work with their values and passions. For more information, visit YoungLiving.com, or like us on Facebook.
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