Avon appoints David Hernandez as its new Chief Procurement Officer

By Sophie Chapman
The beauty retailer, Avon, has announced the appointment of David Hernandez as its new Chief Procurement Officer. Hernandez will assume the position fr...

The beauty retailer, Avon, has announced the appointment of David Hernandez as its new Chief Procurement Officer.

Hernandez will assume the position from 7 January, and will report to Michael Watson, Avon’s Senior Vice President of Global Supply Chain.

“David is a crucial new addition to Avon's Global Supply Chain function,” Watson stated.

“His breadth of experience across procurement, commercial practices and supply chain operations at multinational consumer goods companies will enable him to make a strong leadership contribution to this essential part of Avon’s transformation.”

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Hernandez will be responsible for designing and implementing a procurement function to support value chain transformation.

“I’m excited to join an organization that is opening up and taking such a transformational approach to its functions and processes,” commented Hernandez.

“I am looking forward to working with the Avon team to develop and implement long-term procurement strategies that will deliver value across a variety of global markets and changing environments.”

Prior to his new position, the Hernandez worked at Grupo Bimbo as the CPO for six years.

Whilst at Grupo Bimbo, the CPO transformed the company’s procurement function from a decentralized structure to a global network that served across 32 nations.

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