[email protected]: Andrea Jung
Avon CEO Andrea Jung visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters for a fireside chat with Google's Vice President of Product Management, Susan Wojcicki. Andrea, as Chairman and CEO of Avon Products, is responsible for defining Avon as the premier direct seller of beauty products. Ms. Jung was appointed CEO in 1999 and elected Chairman in 2001. Before joining Avon, Ms. Jung was Executive Vice President at Neiman Marcus from 1991 to 1993, and was Senior Vice President, General Merchandising Manager, at I. Magnin from 1987 to 1991. In 2008, Ms. Jung was ranked #19 on the Forbes list of The Worlds 100 Most Powerful Women, and #6 on Fortune magazine's "50 Most Powerful Women in Business list, which she has been on since the lists inception. In addition, she has been ranked on The Wall Street Journals "50 Women to Watch, since 2004, and was one of only 18 executives included in U.S News & World Reports Americas Best Leaders 2007. Ms. Jung is a magna cum laude graduate of Princeton University and is fluent in Chinese (Mandarin).