Avon appoints Jayant Kapre as Managing Director for India

Kapre has previously worked with Unilever, Wrigley, PepsiCo & United Biscuits across business leadership roles

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Published: May 26, 2020 1:54 PM  | 2 min read
Jayant Kapre Avon

Avon has announced the appointment of Jayant Kapre as the new Managing Director for Avon India. In his new role, Kapre will be responsible for driving the overall growth for Avon businesses in India. Kapre is a seasoned leader with more than two decades of work experience across industries. He has spent the last 10 years building profitable businesses from ground up in Indian as well as South-East Asian markets. Kapre has a successful track record of leading multinational organizations, while independently managing the complete business and P&L (Profit and Loss) responsibilities.

In his previous roles, he has worked with Unilever, Wrigley, PepsiCo & United Biscuits across business leadership roles. He is a specialist in starting up businesses and brands in new spaces, and further, has an experience in managing various go-to-market channels viz. general trade, modern trade and e-commerce.

Commenting on his new role as Managing Director, Avon India, Jayant Kapre said, “I am truly inspired by the work Avon has been delivering over the last 130 years to economically empower women through beauty and the commitment to making a positive social, economic and environmental impact to local communities. Together with a strong purpose-driven approach at heart, innovative and iconic products to meet the needs of Indian consumers and a highly capable team, I am looking forward to driving the next phase of growth for the business and contributing to its success.”

Kapre has a Masters degree in Business Administration from IIM Ahmedabad, one of the top B-schools of India, and B.A in Economics from Hindu College, Delhi University.

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