Doug DeVos is the youngest son of Richard DeVos, Sr. , the co-founder with Jay Van Andel [1924-2004] of the privately owned Amway Corporation.
Since 2002, Doug DeVos serves as the co- chief executive officer [co-CEO] of the Amway Corporation. He shares the responsibilities as co-CEO with Steve Van Andel, the son of the other co-founder of the Amway Corporation. In 2002, he also assumed the position of president for the Alticor Corporation. Alticor Corporation is the umbrella corporation which comprises the Amway Corporation, the Quixtar Corporation and Access Business Group, LLC.
Prior to assuming his present senior management responsibilities, Doug DeVos served as the company’s senior vice president for Asia Pacific. He has also served as senior vice president and managing director of Amway Americas, and of Amway Europe.
Doug DeVos is currently the chairman of the United States Direct Selling Association. He is also heavily involved in community, business and education projects in his hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. He serves on a number of Boards including the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, Holland Home, and the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation.
Doug DeVos is a graduate of Purdue University where he earned a degree in management from the Krannert School of Management.more » « less