Fernandez is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of operating experience, including significant international experience and a proven track record in the direct selling industry. He joins Avon following nearly 10 years at Herbalife Ltd., where he most recently served as executive vice president and managing director for the Americas and Worldwide Member Operations. Previously at Herbalife, he served as senior vice president and managing director of Mexico, and vice president finance & distributor operations.
Sheri McCoy, chief executive officer of Avon said: "I am delighted to welcome an executive of Miguel's caliber to Avon's leadership team. Miguel's expertise in general management, global sales, marketing and operational excellence, will help us accelerate changes in our commercial operations and drive profitable growth."
McCoy continued, "On behalf of the entire Avon team, I would like to thank John for his countless contributions to Avon, and his many years of dedicated service to the Avon Representatives. We wish him all the best in his future endeavours."