Medifast Clinches Spot in U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Companies to Work For’

Last updated: November 19, 2023

Medifast, the health and wellness powerhouse behind the OPTAVIA® lifestyle solution, has been named one of the “Best Companies to Work For” in the food and drink industry by U.S. News & World Report.

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This recognition is a testament to Medifast’s commitment to fostering a culture of community and strong relationships.

Dan Chard, Medifast’s Chairman and CEO, said, “Since the company’s founding, we have been committed to building strong relationships and fostering a culture of community.

“Our employees are the driving force behind our success, and it is their partnership with our dedicated independent Coaches that has allowed OPTAVIA to impact more than three million lives.

“Together with our dedicated independent Coaches, we’re changing lives, instilling healthy habits and paving the way for a brighter, healthier future.”

The rankings are determined by a panel of experts and U.S. News & World Report editors who conduct a thorough analysis of Russell 3000 companies.

They focus on six factors crucial to employee well-being. Only companies that land in the top 20% of their industry group are awarded “Best” status.

Claudia Greninger, Chief Human Resources Officer of Medifast, added, “Our team members truly are one of our greatest assets, and as a best-in-class health and wellness company, we understand that delivering meaningful impact for our customers is only possible when we have a work environment where team members feel valued, supported and inspired to be their best selves. Only then can we continue to achieve remarkable milestones together.”

Medifast, a leader in the U.S. weight management industry, continues to innovate and build upon its scientific and clinical heritage.

The company was recognized in 2023 by Financial Times as one of The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies and in 2022 as one of America’s Best Mid-Sized Companies by Forbes.

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