Andrea Jung – There are pros and cons…

There are pros and cons of experience. A con is that you can’t look at…


“There are pros and cons of experience. A con is that you can’t look at the business with a fresh pair of eyes and as objectively as if you were a new CEO. Fire yourself on a Friday night and come in on Monday morning as if a search firm put you there as a turn-around leader. Can you be objective and make the bold change?”
-Andrea Jung

Andrea Jung – I became CEO at the…

I became CEO at the beginning of the hit on old economy stocks. When something…


“I became CEO at the beginning of the hit on old economy stocks. When something like that occurs in your first six months as a CEO of a more traditional branded firm, it makes for a fast learning curve.”
-Andrea Jung

Andrea Jung – Avon is a unique place…

Avon is a unique place to work we’ve got family-friendly policies. We have more…


“Avon is a unique place to work we’ve got family-friendly policies. We have more senior women in high-level management than any other company 46 percent of our officers are women.”
-Andrea Jung

Andrea Jung – The game in beauty is…

The game in beauty is changing so much, if your product isn’t high tech or…


“The game in beauty is changing so much, if your product isn’t high tech or can’t make a unique performance claim – plump your lips, reduce your lines, look glossy, and stay on for 24 hours – you can’t go to market today. I’m not just talking about a $20 lipstick, but a $5 lipstick!”
-Andrea Jung