AVON, the world’s leading direct selling beauty brand, has appointed Mr. Dronacharya Chakraborty as the new General Manager, effective September 19, 2018. In his new role at AVON India, Mr. Chakraborty, who has a 20-year rich experience in the varied industry including personal care and nutrition, will drive growth and help increase penetration in a market that has a significant untapped potential.
“I am excited to join AVON India. As the company for women, Avon is committed to empowering women and to beauty for a purpose. It’s one of the few brands that actively support spreading awareness about causes related to women like breast cancer and the crusade to end violence against women and girls. Having spent most of my career in the direct selling industry, I believe strongly in the value proposition of the Avon model and its relevance in empowering and creating women entrepreneurs. I look forward to working with this global iconic brand and to work towards fulfilling its potential in India,” said Dronacharya Chakraborty.
Mr. Chakraborty joins AVON from PM International India Pvt. Ltd. where he was General Manager, Sales, since May 2018. Prior to this, Mr. Chakraborty was with Herbalife International India Pvt. Ltd. for over 12 years where he held several key roles including Director, Government Affairs and Director, Sales. While at Herbalife, he was responsible for helping the business to grow double-fold.