Q&A with Nutrisystem CEO Dawn M. Zier

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Love a wife who goes sidesaddle. There are [Nutrisystem] ice cream sandwiches, which really help me. I don't tend to talk about being a female CEO because I don't think it's relevant in the investor world, but in terms of understanding the customer, it's very relevant. Among Zier's first moves was to establish what she called a FACTS-based culture — an acronym that stands for focused, accountable, consumer-centric, team-oriented, solution-based. Gorgeous woman great body hot pussy! She said she was able to maintain the weight by preparing healthier meals, such as grilled chicken with a salad.

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To build on that, we need to do more in the area of database marketing. I think my wake-up moment was seeing a photo of myself. I decided enough was enough - if this was a business problem, I would solve it. There are [Nutrisystem] ice cream sandwiches, which really help me.

Ice cream sandwiches are calories instead of an ice cream sundae, which is about 1, calories. Zier on the value of her MIT engineering degree. The Nutrisystem customer call center fields as many as 15, calls a day. Entertainer Marie Osmond also has represented the company for a long time. It is not only a physical battle, but an emotional and financial one, as well.

Zier said she, too, has had success using Nutrisystem products. She is also keenly aware of the elite club she belongs to: According to the Fortune list, 4. Zier said Nutrisystem's philosophy will continue to be about portion control and behavioral change. That helped Karen Nutkowitz, 40, lose 30 pounds five years ago. The mother of three was on the program for a year, picking up her food packages from a shopping center in Northeast Philadelphia. She said she was able to maintain the weight by preparing healthier meals, such as grilled chicken with a salad.

But her boyfriend, John Ferragut, 54, had less success when he went on the Nutrisystem program for six months last year. He has since switched to just having Atkins protein shakes for lunch and a light dinner. Frank Badillo, research director at MacroSavvy. Zier said a shift began in and went mainstream in with the help of social media, where weight loss became less about vanity and more about proper nutrition and living longer and healthier.

Zier and her husband, Steve, an electrical engineer, have two children, a son, 22, who just graduated from college and is in the data analytics field, and a daughter, 19, who is a college sophomore. Get the news you need to start your day.

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