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Avon Names Johnson & Johnson's Sherilyn McCoy As CEO - Quick Facts

4/9/2012 7:17 AM ET

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ: Quote) said Sherilyn McCoy, Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee, has resigned from the company effective April 18.

Avon Products, Inc. (AVP: Quote), in its press release, said its Board of Directors has appointed Sherilyn McCoy as Chief Executive Officer. McCoy will join Avon effective April 23, 2012, and will also serve as a director on the company's Board.

As previously announced, Andrea Jung, currently Avon's Chairman and CEO, will continue to serve the company as Executive Chairman once McCoy assumes the CEO position. McCoy will report to the company's Board of Directors.

McCoy joined Johnson & Johnson in 1982 and was appointed to her current responsibilities in January, 2011.

William Weldon, JNJ's Chairman and CEO, said McCoy's direct reports will begin reporting immediately to Alex Gorsky, who will become CEO of Johnson & Johnson effective with its Annual Shareholders' Meeting later this month.

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