Posts Tagged ‘Jan Zijderveld’

Avon Launches Two-Hour Delivery Service in Brazil

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) announced the launch of a new partnership with Rappi, an on-demand delivery service. In the initial pilot more than 100 Avon products will be available for two-hour delivery through selected Avon Representatives to customers in São Paulo in Brazil, and Bogotá and Medellin in Colombia. The partnership with Rappi will…

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Avon Selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Avon Products Inc. announced its inclusion in the Bloomberg Gender–Equality Index (GEI), which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality. As one of 230 companies selected, Avon achieved above-benchmark scoring across 67 criteria in a survey, which awards points for disclosure and examples of best-in-class practices for investing in women.…

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Avon Appoints New Chief Supply Chain Officer

Avon Products Inc. announced that Vikram Agarwal has been named senior vice president and chief supply chain officer, effective February 1, 2019. Agarwal succeeds Michael Watson, who has decided to step down to pursue other professional opportunities. The company also announced that Susan Ormiston, senior vice president of Human Resources, will be leaving this month…

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Avon to Sell China Manufacturing Operation

Guangzhou, China

Avon Products, Inc. (AVP) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with TheFaceshop Co., Ltd., for its manufacturing operation in China. TheFaceshop Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of LG Household & Health Care Ltd., one of Asia’s largest consumer goods and beauty companies, will acquire all of the shares of Avon’s Beauty manufacturing operation in Guangzhou. Net proceeds to…

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Avon Announces Support for UN’s LGBTI Standards of Conduct for Business

Avon announced its support for the United Nations Standards of Conduct for Business to tackle discrimination against lesbian, gay, bi, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people. According to the company, expressing support for the UN Standards on LGBTI is a continuation of Avon’s longstanding commitment to social progress and freedom of expression—principles that underpin its business…

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Avon Reports 1% Increase for Q3 2018 Revenue

Avon Products UK HQ

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) announced its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018. Total reportable segment revenue in reported currency increased 1 percent to $1.4 billion. Adjusted total reportable segment revenue in constant dollars decreased 4 percent on a like-for-like basis. Active representatives and ending representatives, both from reportable segments, declined 5 percent and 6 percent, respectively. “As we said at the…

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Avon Unveils Pink Light Project

As part of its commitment to Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2018, London-based Avon Products Inc. has unveiled its Pink Light Project, a global breast cancer educational campaign in partnership with Cancer Research UK. Avon is mobilizing its six million Representatives around the world, who together create a unique and powerful woman-to-woman communication network, to share educational information…

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Avon Products Appoints New General Manager to Drive Growth in India

Avon Products recently announced that Dronacharya Chakraborty has been appointed General Manager, India. This is effective immediately. Mr. Chakraborty will report to Global Vice President, Asia Pacific Bill Rahn. Mr. Chakraborty’s appointment is part of Avon’s strategy to drive growth and better capture the vast opportunities in India.  He brings 20 years of experience in…

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Key Milestones for Avon in Transformation of Supply Chain

Rob Lowndes

London-based Avon Products, Inc. recently announced key milestones in the transformation of its supply chain, fueling greater flexibility and connectivity throughout its supply chain and delivering marked improvement in service quality as well as satisfaction and retention levels for Avon Representatives. Transformation efforts thus far have included leadership appointments, digital applications and operational changes.  Leadership Appointment Avon…

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