Youngevity International Inc., a Chula Vista-based global direct marketer of nutritional and lifestyle products and producer of gourmet coffees for the commercial, retail and direct sales channels, announced new appointments to its leadership team.

Youngevity CEO Steve Wallach has appointed Dave Briskie, Youngevity's chief financial officer, to the expanded role of president. He replaces Bill Andreoli, who resigned.

Wallach also appointed Brad Kenson to the position of chief technology officer and named Alex Theis vice president of distributor relations and training.

Briskie, 54, has extensive experience in executive positions, including 15 years as CEO of an international business.

Kenson, 56, has over 25 years in the technology space with extensive website, e-tailing, order processing and back office development expertise. Kenson recently developed Youngevity's MK Collab e-boutiques and My Anthology web experience.

Theis, 41, comes to Youngevity with extensive experience having worked in almost every area of the industry. His experience includes directing large customer service teams, developing sales initiatives, and international management.