Young Living Essential Oils, the world leader in essential oils, announced the promotion of Mary Young as its new Chief Executive Officer. Gary Young has voluntarily resigned as CEO so that he can pursue his many interests, entrusting his wife to lead the future growth of the company. Mary’s vast background in network marketing and her love for the industry, make this an exciting opportunity for her. Mary’s experience as a distributor for 10 years and her 20 years as a corporate executive have prepared her for this new opportunity with Young Living.
Gary looks forward to continuing his life’s work in wellness and having more time to focus on writing books and sharing his extensive knowledge of essential oils with the world. He will also continue to focus his time and energy on his family, philanthropic and civic initiatives including global peace, world health, and community giving.
“What started over two decades ago as a personal passion for both Gary and I has grown into a worldwide company committed to transforming the lives of millions,” said Mary Young. “Prior to launching Young Living with Gary, I established and grew my own successful direct selling business. This experience has led to a ‘member first’ mindset for Young Living and continues to shape our culture and policies. My love of the Young Living lifestyle has played a vital role in bringing the mission and benefits of Young Living to the world.”
More than three million people use Young Living products globally. Mary has been an integral part of this growth and has led by example, as she has dedicated much of her time to helping others reach their goals.“We have more new products, partnerships, and exciting opportunities to pursue than ever before, Mary continued. “I will lead the Young Living team on a continued path of wellness, purpose and abundance.”
With the promotion of Mary to CEO, Young Living is now the largest female owned and operated company in Utah.
“We have many plans in store and will roll out new and exciting opportunities for our members and employees,” said Mary Young. “Young Living will always be the best source of quality essential oils and oil-infused products, and we are thrilled to experience and watch the next exciting chapter of Young Living unfold.”
Here’s a Mary Young interview in which she talks about her relationship with Gary and the early days of Young Living.