Oprah and Weight Watchers Partner Up


Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey and Weight Watchers International, Inc. have joined together to inspire people around the world to lead healthier and more fulfilling lives.  As a part of the long-term partnership, Winfrey is making a substantial equity investment in the company and is joining the Board of Directors.

“Weight Watchers has given me the tools to begin to make the lasting shift that I and so many of us who are struggling with weight have longed for,” said Oprah Winfrey. “I believe in the program so much I decided to invest in the company and partner in its evolution.”

“We are expanding our purpose from focusing on weight loss alone to more broadly helping people lead a healthier, happier life,” said Jim Chambers, President and CEO, Weight Watchers International, Inc. “Through our conversations, it became clear that there is tremendous alignment between Oprah’s intention and our mission.”