I am passionate about connecting and enabling people to create meaningful value under our strong purpose of empowering women through beauty.
Angela Cretu is CEO of Avon, responsible for the business outside of Latin America and for the oversight of the Avon brand globally. Prior to her CEO appointment in January 2020, Angela was General Manager of Avon Central Europe, where she led a mix of 19 mature and emerging countries, and was responsible for growing our share in Central Europe through a competitive Representative, customer and employee value proposition, while retaining the highest profitability.
She joined Avon 20 years ago following several sales roles in FMCG industry, and built up a strong career from Sales Manager and Country Lead, to Vice President of Global Business Model Innovation at the New York headquarters. Angela has also held positions as General Manager of three out of six Avon clusters in the last decade: Eastern Europe, Turkey, Middle East and Africa and Central Europe.
Angela graduated from The Academy of Economic Studies, Economic Cybernetics, Statistics and Informatics in Bucharest. She also completed an executive education programme at the London Business School.
She is the proud mum to her nine-year-old son, and a lucky friend of many amazing people that she has met in her international journey with Avon. She is also a keen fitness fan.