The Center for Medical Weight Loss Taps Weight Watchers Veteran to Serve as
CEO

- Kevin Eberly Takes Reigns at Rapidly Growing Innovator

- Bringing Doctors to Forefront in Battle Against Obesity

TARRYTOWN, NY, Nov. 2 /CNW/ - The Center for Medical Weight Loss (http://www.cmwl.com) a three year old business that is rapidly transforming the weight loss industry by empowering physicians to help patients fight obesity, today announced it had hired Weight Watchers veteran Kevin Eberly to serve as its Chief Executive Officer.

The rapidly expanding company currently has 265 weight loss centers across 42 states and is already the largest network of medical weight loss providers in the United States. The centers offer customized weight loss treatments that are administered exclusively by doctors and based on proprietary programs developed by Dr. Michael Kaplan, a recognized leader in the emerging field of bariatric medicine.

Mr. Eberly most recently served as Executive Vice President and Head of North American operations for Weight Watchers International, which included P&L responsibilities for the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and represented revenues of $850 million and operating income of $315 million.

Prior to his EVP role, Eberly held senior field operating and business development positions with Weight Watchers North America and prior to that was CMO for WeightWatchers.com where he helped take the company from start-up to the revenue leader in online weight loss. Weight Watchers International acquired WeightWatchers.com in 2005.

"We're very excited to bring Kevin onboard," said Dr. Michael Kaplan, who founded the company in 2006 and will continue to serve as medical director of the centers. "Kevin has the cross-functional knowledge, management skills and sector expertise required to handle the explosive growth we are experiencing. Under his leadership we expect to clearly establish our medically supervised programs as the most effective way for overweight and obese consumers to accomplish and maintain meaningful weight loss."

"This is an extraordinary opportunity to make a difference in the lives of millions of people around the world," adds Mr. Eberly. "The Center for Medical Weight Loss has the ability to dramatically help individuals with their health, lower health care costs and provide effective results for a wide range of weight related health problems. Physicians are on the leading edge of treating conditions caused by overweight, and are in the most informed position to customize effective and sensible programs for their patients."

About the Center for Medical Weight Loss

The Center for Medical Weight Loss markets and provides the first national network of medically supervised weight loss centers. The company's 265 centers, located in 42 states, offer customized weight loss treatments administered exclusively by doctors and based on proprietary programs developed by Dr. Michael Kaplan, board certified in internal medicine and bariatric medicine. For more information, visit http://www.cmwl.com or email richard@md.bethin.com.

SOURCE THE CENTER FOR MEDICAL WEIGHT LOSS

For further information: For further information: Richard Lee, Email: richard@mdbethin.com, Telephone: (914) 332-4190, Mobile: (516) 884-5210

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