Pharmanex’s mission is to help people build healthier, more productive lives by creating optimal nutritional supplementation.
Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc., incorporated on September 4, 1996, is a global direct selling company with operations in 53 markets worldwide. The Company develops and distributes anti-aging personal care products and nutritional supplements under its Nu Skin and Pharmanex brands, respectively.
The Company markets a variety of products under its Pharmanex brand. LifePak, its line of micronutrient supplements, represented 13% of its total revenue and 26% of Pharmanex revenue in 2012. Other anti-aging nutritional supplements include its ageLOC R2, which is designed to renew and recharge the body.
Pharmanex measures every aspect of its science. We measure the health benefits of our products through clinical trials. We measure the levels of active ingredients through standardization. We measure safety by determining levels of toxic contaminants. We measure the consistency of our manufacturing process. And we have the exclusive ability to measure carotenoid antioxidants in the body using the Pharmanex® BioPhotonic Scanner. All these activities are captured in the Pharmanex® 6S Quality Process, which is the standard for the industry.
Pharmanex is a global leader in nutritional supplementation. With more than 125 staff scientists and extensive global scientific resources and relationships, Pharmanex has created a worldwide network of knowledge and intelligence unprecedented in the industry. Our world-class team, utilizing world-class processes, brings you a line of absolutely safe products that absolutely work.
Research Centers & Laboratories
A vital resource for fostering collaboration and scientific breakthrough, we believe this state-of-the-art institution fortifies Nu Skin’s position as a leader in anti-aging science. As the company continues to develop comprehensive health and skin care solutions for the anti-aging industry, the Nu Skin Enterprises Center for Anti-Aging Research stands as a beacon of innovation and integrity, setting the standard for others to follow.
- An atrium designed to be a focal point of the campus, encompassing 18,259 sq. ft. and connecting the existing headquarters building with the new Innovation Center
- An expanded research and development space for the Nu Skin Enterprises Center for Anti-Aging Research with a total of 18,000 sq. ft.
- More than one acre of green space on the expanded 4.38 acres downtown campus
Pharmanex Beijing Clinical and Pharmacology Center
The Pharmanex Beijing Clinical & Pharmacology Center is actively engaged in research to determine the pharmacology-toxicology, the clinical benefits, and the mechanisms of the clinical benefits of natural products.
The center occupies 8,000 square feet of lab and office space and is run by Josh Zhu, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Director of Clinical Affairs and Pharmacology for Pharmanex. Dr. Zhu leads a team of 19 researchers (5 Ph.D.s, medical doctors, and professors; 5 M.S.s) with expertise in clinical medicine, pharmacology, physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, mycology, toxicology, nutrition, and natural product chemistry. Eight of them have >20 years of research experience in biology related fields. The center plays a major role in the Pharmanex clinical and pre-clinical research and product development. As a part of the Pharmanex 6S® Quality Process, the Beijing center is involved in all aspects of the selection, safety, and substantiation phase
Pharmanex Shanghai Research and Development Center
Established in 1996, the Pharmanex Shanghai Research and Development Center was originally located in modern state-of-the-art laboratories on the campus of Fudan University. In 2002, Pharmanex’s first research and development facility in China was relocated to the Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park. The center occupies 12,000 square feet of lab and office space and is staffed with 33 research scientists, more than half of them are PhDs and MSs. The center is responsible for information and intelligence analysis, natural product chemistry, manufacturing process development, and analytical science in support of quality assurance. The center is directed by Dr. Min Li, one of the most prominent medicinal natural product scientists in China.
World Class Anti-Aging Scientific Advisory Board – Read more
David J. Bearss, Ph.D. Lars Bohlin, Ph.D. (Pharm) Paul Alan Cox, Ph.D. Carl Djerassi, Ph.D. Zoe Diana Draelos, M.D., F.A.A.D. Georges Halpern, MD., Ph.D. Makoto Kuro-o, M.D., Ph.D. Lester Mitscher, Ph.D. Koji Nakanishi, Ph.D. Lester Packer, Ph.D. Tomas A. Prolla, Ph.D. Hildebert Wagner, Ph.D. Molly Wanner, M.D., M.B.A. Richard Weindruch, Ph.D.
Forbes Includes our company in List of “100 Most Trustworthy Companies” Company Ranked Fifth Among Mid-Cap Companies – Read More
“After having covering the many recent bankruptcies and corporate scandals, Forbes wanted to find and recognize the ‘most transparent and trustworthy businesses that trade on American exchanges.’ To do so, the media outlet hired an independent financial analytics company, Audit Integrity, to identify the top accounting and management practices in the country.” “The financial analytics company screened 8,000 companies traded on U.S. exchanges and found 100 companies that ‘consistently demonstrated transparent and conservative accounting practices and solid corporate governance and management.’ Company’s performance on Wall Street were also taken into account for the ranking.
Facts – Company Fact Sheet
- $2.57 billion in annual sales in 2014
- $3.18 billion in annual sales in 2013
- $2.1 billion in annual sales in 2012
- $1.74 billion in annual sales in 2011
- 30 Year track record
- Operating in over 52 markets
- Dun & Bradstreet 5A-1 rating
- Publicly traded (NUS) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
- In Nu Skin’s 30 year history the company has paid more than $10 billion in total sales compensations and sales incentives
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|Pharmanex awarded Stevie Award Most Innovative Company for the BioPhotonic Scanner Technology Read More||Winner for Most Innovative Company under 3000 employees. Apple Inc. was winner for Most Innovative Company over 3000 employees. Read More||NSE received 6 awards for their strong management teams, distributor recognition programs and corporate social responsibility efforts. Read More||August 15, 2012-Nu Skin Southeast Asia Children’s Heart Fund was named the winner of a Gold Stevie Award in the “Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand” category in the annual International Business Awards. Read More|