Jung named Avon CEO; Perrin retires

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Avon Products, New York, said Avon President Andrea Jung will add the CEO title, succeeding Chairman-CEO Charles Perrin, who will retire from the company. Ms. Jung, Avon's chief operating officer since July 1998, had previously been the top marketing executive at the cosmetics marketer. Stanley C. Gault, an outside director of Avon, was named non-executive chairman of the company.

Copyright November 1999, Crain Communications Inc.

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