Armel Peillonnex of PartyLite Honored by France's Direct Selling Association

 Armel Peillonnex of PartyLite Honored by France's Direct Selling Association

PartyLite Senior VP, Europe, Wins Coveted President's Prize for 2012

PR Newswire

PLYMOUTH, Mass., June 17, 2013

PLYMOUTH, Mass., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Armel Peillonnex, Senior Vice
President, Europe, of PartyLite, was awarded one of the French Direct Selling
Association's (DSA) highest honors - the President's Prize – at the
organization's 27^th Annual Congress, held in May in Nantes, France.


The association -- Federation de la Vente Direct (FVD) – is the world's
second-largest direct selling organization and Europe's largest. The high
point of the FVD's annual convention, where more than 200 direct-selling
company representatives gathered this year for two days of networking and
industry workshops, is always the evening presentation of prizes for
Enterprising Young Companies, Innovation, Excellence, Partnerships, Regional
Presidencies and the "Coup de Coeur du President" – the coveted President's

According to the FVD, Armel Peillonnex of PartyLite was chosen to receive this
outstanding honor in recognition of "his passion for and engagement in the
Direct Selling Industry." Peillonnex is a member of the board and a member of
the executive board at the French DSA, and he also represents PartyLite at the
Swiss DSA and at SELDIA, the European DSA.

"We are incredibly proud of Armel Peillonnex and the wonderful work he does
for our industry in Europe," said Rob Goergen, Worldwide President of
PartyLite. "As the global leader in direct-sales of candles, candle
accessories and home fragrance products, PartyLite is known all over the world
as one of the great pioneering companies in direct selling. This year, as we
celebrate PartyLite's 40^th anniversary, we are delighted that one of our most
talented and enthusiastic European leaders has been chosen to receive this
extraordinary honor."

PartyLite is the world's #1 party plan company selling candles, candle
holders, flameless fragrance and wax warmers, as well as holiday and home
decor, with nearly 55,000 independent PartyLite business owners in 18
different countries. PartyLite ranks #31 in the Direct Selling News "Global
100 top revenue-generating direct selling companies."Based in Plymouth,
Mass., PartyLite is a member of the U.S. Direct Selling Association. This
year, PartyLite celebrates 40 years as the global leader in its category and
23 years as a member of the Blyth family of companies (NYSE:BTH).For more
information, please visit

SOURCE PartyLite

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