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“With an experienced leadership team and dedicated independent OPTAVIA Coaches, the company is well positioned to capitalize on numerous growth opportunities – reflecting the success of our approach to optimal health and wellbeing for our Clients.”

— Dan Chard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Nicholas Johnson

Nicholas Johnson is Chief Field Operations Officer for Medifast. Mr. Johnson joined the company in 2018 as Market President of OPTAVIA USA and was appointed President, Coach and Client Experience in 2020. In 2022, he became Chief Field Operations Officer. He is responsible for leading the OPTAVIA Field organization in creating a high-quality, unified Coach and Client program experience across all geographies. Mr. Johnson brings more than 10 years of direct selling, marketing and client relations experience to his role.

Prior to joining Medifast, Mr. Johnson served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Nu Skin Enterprises, where he oversaw sales and marketing for 27 countries including the Middle East, Europe and Africa. Previously, Mr. Johnson held numerous leadership roles during his tenure at Nu Skin Enterprises including General Manager, Latin America and Director of Sales USA.