Chan W. Galbato
Non-Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC
Director since 2016, Observer of the Audit Committee, Member of the Nomination & Corporate Governance Committee
Chan W. Galbato was appointed non-executive Chairman of Avon’s Board of Directors in March 2016. Chan is Chief Executive Officer of Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC.
Prior to joining Cerberus in 2009, he owned and managed CWG Hillside Investments LLC, a consulting business, from 2007 to 2009. From 2005 to 2007, he served as President and CEO of the Controls Group of businesses for Invensys plc. Chan previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong Floor Products, President of Services for The Home Depot and Chief Executive Officer of Choice Parts. He spent 14 years with General Electric Company, holding several operating and finance leadership positions within its various industrial divisions as well as holding the role of President and CEO of Coregis Insurance Company, a G.E. Capital company.
Chan currently serves on the Board of Directors of AutoWeb, Inc., Blue Bird Corporation, DynCorp International, Electrical Components International, FirstKey Homes LLC, Staples Solutions B.V. and Steward Health Care, LLC, and on the Board of Managers of New Avon LLC. Chan had previously served as lead director of the Brady Corporation, director of Tower International until 2014 and Chairman of YP Holdings, LLC until 2017. Chan holds a Master degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the State University of New York.