Arnal is a seasoned global operating executive with over 25 years of experience working in strategy, operations and finance positions for consumer goods and retail businesses. He joins from Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), where he has served as senior vice president, CFO of International Divisions and Global Functions. Prior to WBA, Arnal served for over 20 years, in a variety of executive positions, with Procter & Gamble.
Vikram Agarwal has been named senior vice president and chief supply chain officer, effective February 1, 2019, reporting to Zijderveld, and sitting on the Executive Committee. His role will be to drive up service and efficiencies. He succeeds Michael Watson, who has decided to step down to pursue other professional opportunities.
Agarwal joins Avon following a 30-year career in operations and supply chain at Unilever. Most recently, he served as EVP, Supply Chain Africa, where he was responsible for a multi-billion-dollar regional business, including end-to-end supply chain across 15 countries, 14 factories and 25,000 employees.