Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

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Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(b) (c) Effective on January 8, 2018, (the “Commencement Date”) the Board of Directors of Avon Products, Inc. (the “Company”) elected Laura Barbrook, the Company’s Corporate Controller, to serve as the Company’s Principal Accounting Officer.

Dr. Barbrook, age 44, joined the Company and has served as Vice President, Corporate Controller since September 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Dr. Barbrook served as the Group Financial Controller at Travelex Group from November 2013 to August 2017 and as the General Manager, Finance at Rio Tinto PLC from October 2008 to November 2013.

Upon the Commencement Date, Robert Loughran will no longer serve as the Principal Accounting Officer of the Company.

In September Dr. Barbrook entered into an employment offer letter and contract of employment agreement with Avon Cosmetics Limited (“Avon UK”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company registered in the United Kingdom (the “Agreement”), which provides for the following key compensation and benefits:

an annual base salary of £205,000;

an annual cash incentive opportunity with a target award equal to 45% of earned eligible base salary, subject to achievement of performance goals;

participation in the long-term incentive program for similarly situated executives with an expected annual target award equal to 80% of eligible base salary, subject to achievement of performance goals;

a cash deferred bonus of £63,700;

a one-time equity award in the form of Restricted Stock Units equal to 80% of base salary; and

participation in the applicable medical, insurance and pension schemes and certain other perquisite and benefit programs on the same basis as similarly situated Avon UK executives.

Other than her compensation arrangement described above, Dr. Barbrook is not involved in any transactions that would require disclosure to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


About Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP)

Avon Products, Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of beauty and related products. The Company’s product categories are Beauty, and Fashion and Home. Beauty consists of skincare (which includes personal care), fragrance and color (cosmetics). Fashion and Home consists of fashion jewelry, watches, apparel, footwear, accessories, gift and decorative products, housewares, entertainment and leisure products, children’s products and nutritional products. The Company’s segments are based on geographic operations and include commercial business units in Latin America; Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific. The Company’s business is conducted primarily in one channel, direct selling. The Company’s products include Anew Clinical Overnight Hydration Mask, Anew Power Serum, Ultra Color Indulgence Lip Color, SuperExtend Winged Out Mascara, Big & False Lash Volume Mascara, Outspoken Party! by Fergie Fragrance and Avon Attraction for Him and for Her Fragrances.

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