Herbalife renews brand association with Saina Nehwal

Herbalife, a global nutrition company, Wednesday announced renewal of its brand endorsement partnership with India's badminton star Saina Nehwal. The firm had started sponsoring Saina in 2009 and, since then, she has been part of its mission to spread awareness on healthy living.

Saina, who has been using Herbalife products, told reporters that she was grateful to the firm for continuing the support. 'I have been using 'Herbalife' for a long time now, with the products having always helped me feel energetic and on the go,' said the world No.4.

 Mr Ajay Khanna, Country Head, Herbalife India, said the company will provide Saina all the support she requires during her preparations for competitions in 2012.

Dronacharya Chakraborthy, 'Herbalife' incharge for south India, said the firm was also associated with cricketer Virat Kohli and boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom.

Internationally, 'Herbalife' sponsors football star Lionel Messi and football clubs LA Galaxy and FC Barcelona. Its products are sold in 79 countries through a network of independent distributors.