Avon Products, Inc. recently announced that Ania Jakubowski has been appointed general manager of Poland, effective April 23.
Jakubowski brings over 20 years of experience from global businesses in established and emerging markets across Europe, North America and Africa. She joins Avon from Marie Brizard Wine & Spirits, where she held the role of general manager for Poland and the Baltic states. She is also a member of the Supervisory Board for Bank Millennium SA, Poland and vice president and management board member for the International Advertising Association (IAA) in Poland.
“We are delighted to welcome a leader of Ania’s calibre to the team,” said Angela Cretu, global vice president, Central Europe (CE). “Poland is a key market. Avon is the second beauty brand in terms of awareness and third biggest beauty manufacturer in the country. With Ania’s breadth of experience in general management and commitment to developing and supporting strong teams, we look forward to driving growth across Central Europe.”
Jakubowski will report to Cretu and will join the CE Leadership Team.