The search is over. Avon Products Inc.’s board has named Sherilyn McCoy as chief executive officer, effective April 23. She will also serve as a director on the company’s board.
McCoy joins Avon following 30 years at Johnson & Johnson, where she reached the post of vice chairman of its Pharmaceutical, Consumer, Corporate Office of Science & Technology, and Information Technology divisions.
As previously announced, Andrea Jung, currently Avon’s chairman and ceo, will assume the role of executive chairman once McCoy becomes ceo. McCoy will report to the company’s board.