Worldwide Growth Leads to New Leadership for doTERRA Canada

To meet growing demands for essential oils in Canada, doTERRA expands its leadership team.


PLEASANT GROVE, Utah—April 24, 2019—doTERRA, the world leader in the essential oils market, is responding to exponential growth in Canada and other global markets with leadership changes. Under the leadership of Jared Auger, who will be taking on a new title in Europe, doTERRA Canada has experienced significant growth over the past several years. Building upon that energy will be the new Canada General Manager, Bekah Nixon, who will be joined by Suzanne Viehweg, Director of Marketing, and Austin Ruff, Market Development Manager. Together, this new leadership team will build upon the foundation already laid to continue to expand doTERRA Canada by bringing the highest quality essential oils to individuals and families.

“Over the past several years, doTERRA Canada has experienced phenomenal growth under the leadership of Jared Auger,” said Emily Wright, founding executive, sales and marketing. “As Jared pursues new opportunities within doTERRA, we are thrilled to bring new leadership into the market to build upon the success previously generated. It is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of Bekah Nixon as the new Canada General Manager, with Suzanne Viehweg as Director of Marketing and Austin Ruff as Market Development Manager. Each of these leaders is passionate about the mission of doTERRA and I have great confidence that their insight and experience will continue to build Canada’s momentum.”

As the new Canada General Manager, Bekah Nixon, brings over twenty years of notable experience in global marketing, entrepreneurship, events, branding, and product development. Over the last decade, she has become an expert of the essential oil industry and most recently directed the team that produced monumental products such as the doTERRA Kid’s Collection and Yarrow|Pom Essential Oil. Prior to joining doTERRA, Bekah’s professional career included starting her own business as well as high-level leadership positions—such as Director, Vice President, and President—in various companies where she has been recognized as a distinguished asset. Supremely passionate about people, product, and growth, she looks forward to creating long-term channels of support within the Canada Market in her new role.

Joining doTERRA Canada as the new Director of Marketing, Suzanne Viehweg brings bustling talent and an aptitude for growth. Her impressive record of promotional, digital and news media marketing has given her over a decade of noteworthy experience in communication management. As a skilled cross-departmental liaison, marketing strategist, and broadcast journalist, Suzanne understands market development from a unique and valuable angle. She thrives on highlighting the good news in the world and has dedicated many of her on-air and social media talents to philanthropic causes. Suzanne’s skillset has made her the perfect addition to doTERRA and its mission. She looks forward to beginning this new phase of her career by lifting doTERRA Canada to new heights.

As the new Senior Market Development Manager, Austin Ruff, looks forward to creating partnerships with the Canada market that will allow him to support leaders in realizing their personalized goals. As an experienced sales and leadership manager, he has made impressive contributions to the doTERRA Account Management, Diamond Club, and Market Development programs. His drive to see others succeed and share the life-changing opportunities afforded by doTERRA has made him an invaluable asset to leadership across the United States and he looks forward to bringing this passion to Canada.

About doTERRA

doTERRA International is an integrative health and wellness company and the world leader in the Global Aromatherapy and Essential Oils market. doTERRA sources, tests, manufactures and distributes CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® essential oils and essential oil products to over five million doTERRA Wellness Advocates and customers. Through industry leading responsible sourcing practices, doTERRA maintains the highest levels of quality, purity and sustainability in partnership with local growers around the world through Co-Impact Sourcing®. The doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation®, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, offers resources and tools to global sourcing communities and charitable organizations for self-reliance, healthcare, education, sanitation, and the fight against human trafficking. Through the life-enhancing benefits of essential oils, doTERRA is changing the world one drop, one person, one community at a time. To learn more, visit

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