ADA TWP., Mich. (WZZM) - Russ Evans, the executive vice president and chief financial officer for Amway, has died.
Representatives from the company confirmed Evans died suddenly at his home on Saturday from natural causes.
According to the company's website, Evans was responsible for the worldwide finance function including treasury, all accounting functions, taxes, financial reporting, forecasting, financial planning, and insurance.
The company's co-CEOs, Steve Van Andel and Doug DeVos, said: "Since joining Amway in 2008, Russ Evans was a constant source of new ideas, insight and inspiration. His tremendous knowledge and experience made Russ a trusted colleague; his easygoing, approachable style made him a friend. Our prayers and thoughts are with Russ' wife, Marie; his son, Michael, and their family."
Evans graduated in 1979 from Purdue University, and was a native of Chicago.