Mannatech Hires Direct Sales, Leadership Expert Bo Short to Lead Associates

  Mannatech Hires Direct Sales, Leadership Expert Bo Short to Lead Associates

          Short to elevate company’s social entrepreneurship efforts

Business Wire

COPPELL, Texas -- May 15, 2013

Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), the leading innovator and provider of
naturally sourced supplements based on Real Food Technology^® solutions,
announced today the appointment of direct selling legend Bo Short as President
of Business and Field Development, North America. Short’s experience in direct
selling has spanned 23 years, 21 countries and five companies where he has
climbed to the highest rank of leadership in the distributor organization with
each engagement. He is also abest-selling author of both Living to Win and
The Foundation of Leadership.

“As we continue to execute our strategy to restore growth, we are putting key
resources in place across the company, beginning with the people who make our
company what it is – our independent sales associates,” said Dr. Robert
Sinnott, CEO and Chief Science Officer for Mannatech.“Bo Short’s decades of
unparalleled success in the direct sales industry speak volumes for his
ability to develop business building programs that train and mentor
independent business people, unlocking their full potential.”

Mannatech, known largely for its pioneering discoveries and research in the
area of glyconutrients, boasts the first social entrepreneurship program in
the direct sales industry, called ‘Give for Real.’ This commitment to provide
nutritional supplementation to at-risk children internationally is largely
responsible for attracting Bo Short to this new post at Mannatech.

“I’ve been blessed personally,professionallyand financially in this
industry, but I knew there was something more to accomplish.When presented
with the opportunity toaffect change on a global scale through Give for Real,
I knew this was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up,” said Short. “Many enter
this industry to accomplish personal goals but they also want to be a part of
doingsomething significant; something that will live on after they are
gone.Mannatech, as a social entrepreneur company, ispositioned to address a
global crisiswhile rewardingthose people who champion our cause.”

Individuals interested in Mannatech’s products, or exploring its business
opportunity, can learn more at

About Mannatech

Mannatech, Incorporated, develops high-quality health, weight and fitness, and
skin care products that are based on the solid foundation of nutritional
science and development standards. Mannatech is dedicated to its platform of
Social Entrepreneurship based on the foundation of promoting, aiding and
optimizing nutrition where it is needed most around the world. Mannatech’s
proprietary products are available through independent sales Associates around
the globe including the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New
Zealand, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, the
United Kingdom, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Estonia, Finland, the Republic of
Ireland, Czech Republic, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Namibia and Hong Kong.
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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 “believe,” “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.


Mannatech, Incorporated
Brett Duncan, 972-471-7367
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