Leonardo  Palomera Ruiz

“The power of Avon’s commitment to our Representatives is central to our success as a business, and the success of many beauty entrepreneurs across the world. I am proud to be a part of that.”

Leonardo Palomera Ruiz

General Manager, Central America and Dominican Republic

Leonardo was appointed General Manager, Central America and Dominican Republic in November 2018, and is responsible for driving growth, improving performance and better capturing the significant opportunities in Central America. 

He brought with him 25 years of management experience in international organisations, including significant direct selling expertise and deep knowledge of the beauty industry. 

Most recently, he served as Managing Director of Chile and Peru for Swedish direct selling beauty company Oriflame. In this role, he delivered sustained growth over successive years and also spearheaded a successful reorganisation of the Chilean business, including a brand refresh and operating structure review. He has previously served in leadership roles at a variety of global consumer goods companies including Alberto Culver (Unilever Group), American Greetings, Beiersdorf, and Kellogg’s.