Herbalife Ltd. paid out its largest-ever bonus pool of $25 million to top-achieving independent distributors during an annual celebratory event that culminated in an awards ceremony Friday evening at the Boca Raton Resort and Club.
The Mark Hughes Bonus Awards recognize the most successful Herbalife independent distributors who have demonstrated superior leadership and motivation of their global organizations. Over 170 independent distributors from around the world received bonus awards. Bonus awards ranged from $10,000 to the top four bonuses each exceeding $1 million. The number one Herbalife Independent Distributor in the world received a bonus award of $1.6 million.
The total bonus pool eligible for distribution is one percent of retail sales, which in 2005 exceeded $2.5 billion.