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Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) announced today the appointment of
Brian Salsberg as Senior Vice President, Global Strategy, effective
September 23, 2013. Mr. Salsberg will report to
Avon's Chief Executive Officer, and will join the company's Executive Committee.
Mr. Salsberg will be responsible for helping to define and develop the global strategic growth plan for the company. In this role, Mr. Salsberg will work in close partnership with Ms. McCoy and the senior leadership team to build the company's capabilities across strategy, market stabilization, innovation and growth. He will also work with the Executive Committee to expand the company's capabilities on key issues, including the business model of the future and optimal geographic footprint.
"As we continue our work of turning
Avon around, Brian will play a key role in helping to optimize our growth strategy," said Ms. McCoy. "Brian's experience developing and leading innovation strategies with blue-chip global consumer companies in
Asia and around the world will make him a great asset, and I am pleased to welcome him to the team."
Mr. Salsberg, 40, joins
Avon from McKinsey & Company, Inc., where he was a Partner and most recently served as a co-leader of the firm's consumer and retail practice in
Asia. In that role, he advised
Asia-based multinational corporations as well as international companies with
Asia central to their strategy. Prior to his
Asia assignment, Mr. Salsberg was a
McKinsey Partner in
North America, where he worked with a number of top consumer companies. Mr. Salsberg was an Associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, the
New York-based law firm, before he joined McKinsey.
Mr. Salsberg graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from
Cornell University and received his Juris Doctor magna cum laude from
Harvard Law School.
About AvonAvon, the company for women, is a leading global beauty company, with nearly
$11 billion in annual revenue. As one of the world's largest direct sellers,
Avon is sold through more than 6 million active independent Avon Sales Representatives.
Avon products are available in over 100 countries, and the product line includes color cosmetics, skincare, fragrance, fashion and home products, featuring such well-recognized brand names as Avon Color, ANEW, Skin-So-Soft, Advance Techniques, and mark. Learn more about
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SOURCE Avon Products, Inc.