Jung named Avon president

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Andrea Jung, 39, has been named president of Avon Products from exec VP-global business marketing and new business as part of a succession plan for Avon Chairman-President-CEO James Preston, 65. Earlier, the company announced Charles Perrin, 52, will become vice chairman-chief operating officer. He was Duracell International chairman-CEO until 1996, when the company merged with Gillette Co.

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