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LifeVantage Appoints Dayton Judd to the Board of Directors

February 15, 2024 at 4:05 PM EST
Enters into Cooperation Agreement with the Radoff-Sudbury Group

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 15, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LifeVantage Corporation (Nasdaq:LFVN) a leading health and wellness company with products designed to activate optimal health processes at the cellular level, today announced the appointment of Dayton Judd to the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), effective immediately, in an expansion of the Board. The Company has had discussions with Bradley L. Radoff and Sudbury Capital Fund, LP (collectively with certain of their affiliates, the “Radoff-Sudbury Group”), which owns approximately 12.6% of the Company’s outstanding stock, since the Company’s fiscal year 2024 annual meeting of shareholders held on November 6, 2023. During these discussions, the Company and the Radoff-Sudbury Group worked together to create a framework for long-term collaboration between the parties. The appointment of Dayton Judd to the Board is in connection with a Cooperation Agreement entered into between the Company and the Radoff-Sudbury Group.

Steve Fife, LifeVantage’s President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “We welcome Dayton to the Board and believe his insights and perspective will benefit the Company and its shareholders. The LV360 initiatives are driving improving profitability and we remain on track to return Adjusted EBITDA margins back to double-digit levels. Coupled with our strong balance sheet, we expect to continue returning a meaningful portion of excess free cash flow to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases.”  

“I’m thrilled to join the Board and look forward to working closely with my fellow directors and the management team as we continue focusing on driving value for all shareholders,” said Dayton Judd. “With its unique assortment of high-quality, innovative products and a powerful business model, LifeVantage is well positioned for growth, improved profitability and higher returns on capital.”

“Dayton is an accomplished executive with a strong track record in, and deep understanding of, the health and wellness industry,” said Ray Greer, Chairman. “The combination of his financial and industry expertise is a great addition to the Board. We appreciate our engagement with the Radoff-Sudbury Group and are mutually aligned on the pathway to maximizing value for all shareholders.”

The Radoff-Sudbury Group has agreed to abide by certain customary standstill, voting commitment and other provisions in connection with the Cooperation Agreement. The full agreement between the Company and the Radoff-Sudbury Group will be filed on a Form 8-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).

Dayton Judd Biography

Dayton Judd has served as the Chief Executive Officer of FitLife Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTLF) ("FitLife"), a national provider of innovative and proprietary nutritional supplements and wellness products for health-conscious consumers, since February 2018, and founder and Managing Member of Sudbury Capital Management, LLC, a provider of investment advisory services, since 2012. Prior to that, he served as a Portfolio Manager for Q Investments, L.P., a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund, from 2007 through 2011, and held various positions at McKinsey & Company, Inc., a global management consulting firm, from 1996 to 1998 and again from 2000 to 2007. Mr. Judd currently serves as Chairman of FitLife, where he has served as a director since 2017, and has also served as a director of Optex Systems Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPXS), a manufacturer of optical sighting systems and assemblies, since October 2022, where he also serves as Audit Committee Chair. Mr. Judd is a Certified Public Accountant. He received an M.B.A. with high distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and earned his M.S. and B.S., summa cum laude, in Accounting from Brigham Young University.

About LifeVantage Corporation

LifeVantage Corporation (Nasdaq: LFVN), the activation company, is a pioneer in nutrigenomics, the study of how nutrition and naturally occurring compounds affect human genes to support good health. The Company engages in the identification, research, development, formulation and sale of advanced nutrigenomic activators, dietary supplements, nootropics, pre- and pro-biotics, weight management, skin and hair care, bath & body, and targeted relief products. The Company’s line of scientifically-validated dietary supplements includes its flagship Protandim® family of products, LifeVantage® Omega+, ProBio, IC Bright®, Daily Wellness, Rise AM, Reset PM, and D3+ dietary supplements, the TrueScience® line of skin, hair, bath & body, and targeted relief products. The Company also markets and sells Petandim®, its companion pet supplement formulated to combat oxidative stress in dogs, Axio®, its nootropic energy drink mixes, and PhysIQ, its smart weight management system. LifeVantage was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Lehi, Utah. For more information, visit

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