Richard  Pinnock

“I like to win and I am passionate about helping others to win, so that we can make a difference together. At Avon we change lives, and being successful brings more benefit to more people. That’s what drives me and makes me proud.”

Richard Pinnock

Group Vice President, Global Sales

Richard Pinnock is Group Vice President Global Sales. In this role, he oversees our Global Sales centre of excellence, a group of subject matter experts that support our local markets.

Richard began his career with Avon in 1992 and has held a variety of leadership roles throughout the company. Before assuming his responsibilities in Global Sales, Richard was General Manager of Avon Asia Pacific where he oversaw Avon's business in Australia, New Zealand, China, India, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand. 

He has also served as the General Manager of Central Europe, Head of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and General Manager of Morocco, Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

Before joining Avon, he worked as an Economist at British Gas and the Post Office, and as a Marketing Analyst in direct marketing.

Richard holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics and Management Studies from the University of London.

In his spare time, Richard enjoys watching and participating in all sports. He recently ran the London marathon, and claims to be an ‘enthusiastic but terrible’ golfer.  

Richard’s favourite Avon product is Skin so Soft, which he uses as a mosquito repellent when he travels.