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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Douglas Conant

63 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

David Legher

45 2014 President, Senior Vice President

Sherilyn McCoy

56 2012 Chief Executive Officer, Director

James Scully

50 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Susan Ormiston

44 2013 Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Chief Human Resources Officer

Jeff Benjamin

69 2012 Senior Vice President, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, General Counsel

Fernando Acosta

47 2011 Senior Vice President and President, Latin America

John Higson

57 2012 Senior Vice President and President, EMEA

Pablo Munoz

57 2013 Senior Vice President, President, North America

Nilesh Patel

55 2014 Senior Vice President, President, Asia Pacific Region

David Powell

58 2013 Senior Vice President - Business Transformation and Global Supply Chain

Robert Loughran

50 2015 Vice President, Controller

Nancy Killefer

61 2013 Director

Helen McCluskey

59 2014 Director

W. Don Cornwell

67 2002 Independent Director

V. Ann Hailey

64 2008 Independent Director

Maria Lagomasino

65 2000 Independent Director

Sara Mathew

59 2014 Independent Director

Charles Noski

62 2012 Independent Director

Gary Rodkin

62 2007 Independent Director

Paula Stern

70 1997 Independent Director

Amy Chasen

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Biographies

Name Description

Douglas Conant

Mr. Douglas R. Conant is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Avon Products Inc., effective April 26, 2013. Mr. Conant was appointed Chairman of Avon’s Board of Directors in April 2013. Mr. Conant served as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Campbell Soup Company from January 2001 to July 2011. Previously, he was President of Nabisco Foods Company from 1995 to 2000. Mr. Conant joined Nabisco in 1992 and served as President of Sales; Senior Vice President, Marketing for The Nabisco Biscuit Company; and Vice President/General Manager of the Fleischmann’s Company. In August 2011, Mr. Conant founded ConantLeadership, a company dedicated to improving the quality of leadership in the 21st century, and has held the position of Chief Executive Officer since the company’s inception. Mr. Conant has served as Chairman of the Kellogg Executive Leadership Institute at Northwestern University since July 2013 and is also a director of AmerisourceBergen Corporation.

David Legher

Mr. David Legher is Senior Vice President & President, Avon Brazil and South Market Group since November 2014. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President and President of Avon Brazil, the Company’s largest market, since 2012. Mr. Legher joined Avon in 2004 and held various positions, including General Manager of Colombia, Peru and Ecuador and General Manager of Mexico and Central America. Prior to that, he worked for 11 years at Suramericana de Seguros, a major insurance company, holding roles in IT, internal audit, project management, operations and planning, commercial and M&A responsibilities.

Sherilyn McCoy

Ms. Sherilyn S. McCoy is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Avon Products Inc. She joined Avon after 30 years with Johnson & Johnson, where she rose to Vice Chairman in January 2011. Most recently at Johnson & Johnson, Ms. McCoy oversaw Pharmaceutical, Consumer, Corporate Office of Science & Technology, and Information Technology divisions. Prior to that, she served in a number of leadership roles, including Worldwide Chairman, Pharmaceuticals Group from 2009 to 2011; Worldwide Chairman, Surgical Care Group from 2008 to 2009; and Company Group Chairman and Worldwide Franchise Chairman of Ethicon, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, from 2005 to 2008. Earlier in her career, she was Global President of the Baby and Wound Care franchise; Vice President, Marketing for a variety of global brands; and Vice President, Research & Development for the Personal Products Worldwide Division. She serves on the boards of the Partnership for New York, Catalyst, Stonehill College, and the non-profit science and technology organization FIRST.

James Scully

Mr. James S. Scully is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Company., effective April 1, 2015. Mr. Scully has been Avon’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since March 9, 2015. Prior to joining Avon, Mr. Scully served as the Chief Operating Officer of the J. Crew Group, Inc., a specialty apparel and accessories retailer. Mr. Scully served as J. Crew’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from September 2005 to May 2012 and Chief Administrative Officer from April 2008 to April 2013. Prior to joining J. Crew in 2005, Mr. Scully served in key roles at Saks Incorporated from 1997 to 2005, including at various times as Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Strategic Planning, Senior Vice President of Strategic and Financial Planning and Senior Vice President, Treasurer. Mr. Scully held the position of Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance at Bank of America (formerly NationsBank) from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Scully began his career in the banking industry at Connecticut National Bank, which was subsequently acquired by Shawmut Bank.

Susan Ormiston

Ms. Susan Ormiston is Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Chief Human Resources Officer of Avon Products Inc. She has been Avon’s Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer since July 2013. Prior to that, Prior to that, Ms. Ormiston served as Group Vice President, Global Functions & HR Operational Excellence since November 2012 and prior to that she held the position Vice President, Human Resources, Global Brand Marketing since joining Avon in August 2010. Prior to joining Avon, Ms. Ormiston was Senior Vice President, Human Resources, at global life insurer New York Life International from June 2007 to July 2010. Earlier in her career, she spent 15 years at IBM, progressing through human resources management roles of increasing responsibility in the U.S. and U.K.

Jeff Benjamin

Mr. Jeff Benjamin is Senior Vice President, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, General Counsel of Avon Products Inc., since September 12, 2012. Prior to joining Avon, he was employed by Novartis Corporation (formerly known as Ciba-Geigy Corporation) from April 1974 through December 2011. There he served in a variety of general counseling positions from 1986 until his retirement in December 2011. In addition, he was Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer at Novartis Corporation from 1997 through 2010 and Chair of the Ethics & Compliance Committee from 2010 through 2011.

Fernando Acosta

Mr. Fernando J. Acosta is Senior Vice President and President, Latin America of Avon Products Inc since December 2011. Prior to joining Avon, Mr. Acosta spent 19 years at Unilever, where he advanced through a series of senior operating positions with increasing responsibility. He served as Unilever’s Senior Vice President, Middle Americas since November 2010. Prior to that, he served as Unilever’s Senior Vice President, Skin Care and Cleansing from August 2008 to October 2010. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President, Dove Personal Care from July 2006 to July 2008. Prior to 2006, Mr. Acosta held various management positions within Unilever’s Deodorants and Hair Care businesses.

John Higson

Mr. John P. Higson is Senior Vice President and President, EMEA of Avon Products Inc., since March 2012. He served as Senior Vice President, Global Commercial Operations from March 2011 to March 2012 and Senior Vice President, Global Direct Selling and Business Model Innovation from June 2009 to March 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Higson was Senior Vice President, Central and Eastern Europe from 2005 to 2009, Area Vice President, Central and Eastern Europe from 2002 to 2005 and, additionally during that period, was General Manager, Avon Poland from 2003 to 2005 and head of Global Sales Development from 1999 to 2002. Before that, he held various positions since joining Avon in 1985.

Pablo Munoz

Mr. Pablo Munoz is Senior Vice President, President, North America of Avon Products, Inc., effective June 24, 2013. Mr. Munoz has been Avon’s Senior Vice President and President, North America since June 2013. Prior to joining Avon, He spent two decades at Tupperware Brands Corporation, most recently serving as Group President of the Americas region from January 2011 to May 2013. In September 2012, he assumed responsibility for Tupperware North America. Previously, Mr. Munoz served as Group President, Latin America from January 2010 to January 2011. Prior to January 2010, Mr. Munoz was Vice President, Latin America for approximately 5 years. Earlier in his career, Mr. Munoz spent five years at Sara Lee Corporation as Executive Director, Business Development and, prior to that, held positions at Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc. and Abbott Laboratories.

Nilesh Patel

Mr. Nilesh Patel is Senior Vice President, President, Asia Pacific Region of Avon Products, Inc., effective February 3, 2014. Prior to joining Avon, Mr. Patel spent 26 years with the Heinz Company, most recently serving as President, Director and Regional CEO of the Heinz ASEAN Region from May 2007 to January 2014. Prior to that, he served as Managing Director and Chairman of the Board of the Board of Directors of Heinz India from 2004 to 2007. Before that, Mr. Patel held positions of increasing responsibility in technical, supply chain, and commercial functions in EMEA and in Asia, including China.

David Powell

Mr. David Powell is Senior Vice President - Business Transformation and Global Supply Chain of Avon Products Inc., since February 2013. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President and President of Avon Brazil, the Company’s largest market, since 2012. Mr. Legher joined Avon in 2004 and held various positions, including General Manager of Colombia, Peru and Ecuador and General Manager of Mexico and Central America. Prior to that, he worked for 11 years at Suramericana de Seguros, a major insurance company, holding roles in IT, internal audit, project management, operations and planning, commercial and M&A responsibilities.

Robert Loughran

Mr. Robert Loughran is Vice President, Controller of Company., April 1, 2015. He is no longer Acting Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Controller of Avon Products Inc., effective October 2, 2014 to March 2015 . Prior to that, Mr. Loughran served as Vice President and Assistant Controller since September 2009 and prior to that he held the position of Executive Director, Assistant Controller since joining the Company in 2004.

Nancy Killefer

Ms. Nancy Killefer is Director of Avon Products Inc., effective September 1, 2013. Ms. Killefer served as a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, an international management consulting firm, until her retirement in August 2013. She joined McKinsey in 1979 and held a number of leadership roles, including as a member of the firm’s governing board. Ms. Killefer led the firm’s recruiting and chaired several of the firm’s personnel committees. From 2000 to 2007, she ran McKinsey’s Washington, D.C. office. From 1997 to 2000, Ms. Killefer served as Assistant Secretary for Management, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at the U.S. Department of Treasury. In 2000, she returned to McKinsey to establish and lead the firm’s Public Sector Practice. She also served as a member of the IRS Oversight Board from 2000 to 2005 and as chair of that body from 2002 to 2004. Ms. Killefer is currently a director of The Advisory Board Company and Computer Sciences Corporation. She also serves as a vice chair of the Defense Business Board, an advisory body to the Secretary of Defense.

Helen McCluskey

Ms. Helen McCluskey is Director of the Company effective July 1, 2014. Most recently, Ms. McCluskey was President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of The Warnaco Group, Inc. from February 2012 to February 2013, when it was acquired by PVH Corp., and she then served on the board of directors of PVH Corp. until June 2014. Ms. McCluskey also served in other leadership roles at Warnaco, including Chief Operating Officer from September 2010 to February 2012 and as Group President from July 2004 to September 2010. Prior to joining Warnaco, Ms. McCluskey held positions of increasing responsibility at Liz Claiborne, Inc. from August 2001 to June 2004. Previously, she spent 18 years in Sara Lee Corporation’s intimate apparel units, where she held executive positions in marketing, operations and general management, including President of Playtex Apparel from 1999 to 2001. Ms. McCluskey is a director of Signet Jewelers Limited.

W. Don Cornwell

Mr. W. Don Cornwell is Independent Director of Avon Products Inc. Mr. Cornwell was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Granite Broadcasting Corporation from 1988 until his retirement in August 2009, and served as Vice Chairman until December 2009. On December 11, 2006, Granite Broadcasting Corporation filed for voluntary reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and emerged from its restructuring on June 4, 2007. Previously, Mr. Cornwell was Chief Operating Officer for the Corporate Finance Department at Goldman, Sachs & Co. from 1980 to 1988 and Vice President of the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs from 1976 to 1988. He is a member of the joint diversity advisory council of Comcast and NBCUniversal and a trustee of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York. Mr. Cornwell is also a director of Pfizer, Inc. and American International Group, Inc.

V. Ann Hailey

Ms. V. Ann Hailey is Independent Director of Avon Products Inc. Ms. Hailey served as President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and member of the board of Famous Yard Sale, Inc., an online marketplace for celebrities to offer items in a virtual yard-sale format, from July 2012 to March 2014. From January 2009 to January 2010, Ms. Hailey served as Chief Financial Officer of Gilt Groupe, Inc., an internet retailer of discounted luxury goods. She was Executive Vice President of Limited Brands, Inc. from August 1997 to September 2007; EVP, Chief Financial Officer from August 1997 until April 2006; and EVP, Corporate Development from April 2006 until September 2007. Previously, she was a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and served as chair of its audit committee. Ms. Hailey is currently a director of W.W. Grainger, Inc. and the Realogy Holdings Corp.

Maria Lagomasino

Ms. Maria Elena Lagomasino is Independent Director of Avon Products Inc. Ms. Lagomasino has served as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of WE Family Offices, a wealth advisory firm, since March 2013. From November 2005 to October 2012, she held the position of Chief Executive Officer of GenSpring Family Offices, an affiliate of Sun Trust Banks Inc. She was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan Private Bank, a division of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., from September 2001 to March 2005. Prior to assuming these roles, she was Managing Director at The Chase Manhattan Bank, in charge of its Global Private Banking Group. Ms. Lagomasino had been with Chase Manhattan since 1983 in various positions in private banking. Prior to 1983, she was a Vice President at Citibank. Ms. Lagomasino is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Economic Club of New York, and the Institute for the Fiduciary Standard. She is a director of the Americas Society and a Trustee of the National Geographic Society. Ms. Lagomasino is also a director of the Coca-Cola Company.

Sara Mathew

Ms. Sara Mathew is Independent Director of the Company, effective January 1, 2014. Ms. Mathew was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation from July 2010 to October 2013 and served in an advisory role there until the end of 2013. Previously, she held a number of other leadership roles at Dun & Bradstreet, including Chief Executive Officer prior to assuming the Chairman role from January 2010 to June 2010, President from March 2007 to June 2010, Chief Operating Officer from March 2007 to December 2009, and Chief Financial Officer from August 2001 to February 2007. Before joining Dun & Bradstreet, Ms. Mathew had an 18-year career at Procter & Gamble, where she held a number of management positions, including Vice President of Finance in Asia and Chief Financial Officer of the global baby care business unit. Ms. Mathew is a member of the Zurich International Advisory Council and a director of The Campbell Soup Company and Freddie Mac.

Charles Noski

Mr. Charles H. Noski is Independent Director of Avon Products Inc. Mr. Noski served as Vice Chairman of Bank of America Corporation from June 2011 until his retirement in September 2012, having served previously as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from May 2010 to June 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Noski was Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Northrop Grumman Corporation from 2003 to 2005 and served on its board of directors from 2002 to 2005. He was AT&T Corporation’s Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1999 to 2002 and Vice Chairman of the board of directors during 2002. Earlier in his career, Mr. Noski was President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Hughes Electronics Corporation and a Partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Noski served as Chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in 2012 and 2013. During the past five years, he has been a director of Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Automatic Data Processing, Inc., Avery Dennison Corporation, Morgan Stanley, and Merrill Lynch & Co. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation). Mr. Noski is currently a director of Microsoft Corporation, The Priceline Group Inc., and the National Association of Corporate Directors.

Gary Rodkin

Mr. Gary M. Rodkin is Independent Director of Avon Products Inc. Mr. Rodkin is the Chief Executive Officer of ConAgra Foods, Inc. and serves as a member of its Board of Directors. Prior to joining ConAgra Foods, Inc. in October 2005, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Beverages and Foods North America, where he led the integration of Quaker Foods (including Gatorade, Quaker cereals and snack bars) into PepsiCo. Mr. Rodkin was also President of Tropicana when it was acquired by PepsiCo in 1998. From 1979 through 1995, he held management positions at General Mills, including President of Yoplait. He is a director and past chairman of the Grocery Manufacturers Association; a member of the board of the Food Marketing Institute; and Chairman of Boys Town. He is also a member of the Strategic Air Command Consultation Committee and the Omaha Chamber of Commerce; a Fellow of Executive Education at Harvard Business School; and, he serves as a member of the Rutgers University Foundation Board of Overseers.

Paula Stern

The Honourable Dr. Paula Stern, Ph.D., is Independent Director of Avon Products Inc. She is an international advisory firm focusing on business and government strategy, which was established in 1988. She was Commissioner of the U.S. International Trade Commission from 1978 to 1987 and Chairwoman from 1984 to 1986. She serves on the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee. Dr. Stern is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Committee for Economic Development; the Executive Committee of the Atlantic Council; the Council on Foreign Relations; Inter-American Dialogue; and the Bretton Woods Committee. She is also a member of the International Advisory Board of Lafarge and the Corporate Board Advisory Group of Diversified Search. During the past five years, Dr. Stern has served as a director of Hasbro, Inc. She is currently a director of Rent-A-Center, Inc.

Amy Chasen

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