Doug DeVos oversees daily operations of the company and shares Amway’s Office of the Chief Executive with chairman Steve Van Andel.
He also has helped Amway grow into one of the world’s most international enterprises. DeVos has also served in various leadership positions in Asia, Europe and the Americas.
DeVos is the youngest son of Amway co-founder Rich DeVos. In 1959, Rich DeVos and his lifelong friend and business partner, Jay Van Andel, started Amway from their homes in Ada, Mich.
DeVos is involved in numerous international, national, and local business and civic organizations, including the World Federation Direct Selling Association, National Constitution Center, Business Leaders For Michigan, Gerald R. Ford Foundation, Early Childhood Commission and Keystone Community Church. He previously led the Economic Club of Grand Rapids as chairperson. Currently, he is chair of The Right Place, a regional economic development organization in West Michigan.
DeVos earned a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University’s School of Management. While at Purdue, he played quarterback for the Boilermakers football team. He is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for Purdue’s Krannert School of Management.
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