NEW YORK: Avon Products has hired Cheryl Heinonen as CCO and group VP of global corporate relations. She started August 1.
Heinonen replaces SVP of global communications Nancy Glaser, who is retiring at the end of this month after 26 years with the company.
In her new role, Heinonen will oversee PR, corporate and employee communications, representative communications, and CSR for the beauty company. She reports to Avon CEO Sheri McCoy.
Heinonen was previously an MD at Burson-Marsteller, where she worked on communications and reputation management for consumer brands. Prior to that she was SVP of global corporate relations at Visa International.