Malibu resident and CEO awarded

Malibu resident and Herbalife Chairman and CEO Michael O. Johnson, recipient of the Debrah Constance Humanitarian Award, with Debrah Constance, founder of A Place Called Home, at the 15th annual Gala for the Children.

Malibu resident Michael O. Johnson, chairman and CEO of Herbalife, was awarded the Debrah Constance Humanitarian Award by A Place Called Home, a nonprofit youth center providing at-risk youth with educational enrichment opportunities. The award was for his 2005 creation of the Herbalife Family Foundation Casa Herbalife program that helps provide at-risk children with good nutrition through funding and volunteer activities for charities.

Johnson was presented the award at A Place Called Home’s 15th annual Gala for the Children at the Beverly Hilton, which also honored Adam Fogelson, Universal Pictures president of marketing and distribution, and Sheila and John Bryant, founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE. Grammy Award-winning bassist, singer, record producer and music manager Randy Jackson hosted the evening and actress, singer, model and American Idol Season 7 third-place finalist Syesha Mercado performed.