Posts Tagged ‘Jan Zijderveld’

Avon Q2 Revenue Down 12%

Avon Q2

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) announced its results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019. Total reportable segment revenue decreased 12 percent in reported currency and 5 percent in constant dollars. Price/mix increased 9 percent. Active Representatives from reportable segments declined 10 percent, with decreases reported in all segments, and declined 3 percent compared to first-quarter…

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Avon Declares Support for UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

Avon CEO Jan Zijderveld and Avon general managers across the world pledged the company’s unwavering support for the United Nations (UN) Women’s Empowerment Principles. Avon leaders have written to the UN to declare support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), which encourages organizations to take decisive action towards gender equality. The WEPs list steps that organizations…

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Avon’s Zijderveld Named Founding Member of NYSE Board Advisory Council to Advance Board Diversity

NYSE Board Advisory Council

The New York Stock Exchange today announced the launch of the NYSE Board Advisory Council, which will proactively address the critical need for inclusive leadership by connecting diverse candidates with companies seeking new directors. The Council is comprised of 13 Founding Member CEOs from some of the world’s largest and most well-established brands, including Avon’s CEO Jan Zijderveld.…

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Natura Acquiring Avon Products, Inc.

Natura

Natura &Co (B3: NATU3) announced late yesterday that it is acquiring Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) in an all-share transaction. The deal, valued by Natura at around $3.7 billion, caps Avon’s strategic pivot to focus on foreign markets, where sales have been stronger in recent years. The company moved its corporate headquarters to London in 2016…

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Avon Q1 2019 Revenue Down 15%

Avon Q1 2019

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) announced revenue for the quarter ended March 31, 2019, was $1.19 billion, down 15 percent from the first quarter of 2018. Sales in Europe, Middle East and Africa fell 19 percent to $458.7 million and 17 percent to $414.7 million in South Latin America. Sales in Asia Pacific increased 3…

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Avon Announces New Elections for Foundation Board; New General Manager

Avon Foundation for Women

The Avon Foundation for Women today announced the elections of Amy Greene as chair and Natalie Deacon as president of the Avon Foundation Board of Directors. Greene was recently appointed vice president, Investor and Stakeholder Relations for Avon. Deacon was recently appointed executive director, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability. Working with NGOs and Avon teams across…

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Avon Products Inc. Launches stand4her

stand4her

Avon Products Inc. recently launched stand4her, a global plan to tackle some of the greatest barriers holding women back from achieving their full potential.   As part of the business strategy to “Open Up Avon,” stand4her aims to improve the lives of 100 million women a year by standing for: the freedom to work on…

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Avon Products, Inc. Down 2% for 2018

Avon Products Inc.

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) today announced its results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. For the fourth quarter 2018, total revenue was $1.4 billion, a decrease of 10 percent year-over-year. Active Representatives declined 6 percent. For the fiscal year 2018, total revenue was $5.57 billion, a decrease of 2…

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Avon CEO Rings Closing Bell at NYSE

Avon CEO Rings Closing Bell

The New York Stock Exchange recently welcomed Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) to celebrate more than 130 years of championing economic empowerment for women around the world. Avon CEO Jan Zijderveld was invited to ring the closing bell. He was joined by several Avon executives and guests. The 133-year-old Avon was founded in 1886 by…

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Avon Products, Inc. Announces Structural Reset, Reductions

Avon Products UK HQ

London-based Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) announced steps to simplify its operating structure, reduce product line complexity and reduce inventory holding levels. For its strategy to “Open Up” Avon, the company says it has taken decisive action over the past several months to identify and capture cost savings within existing commercial practices, supply chain operations and global…

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