Her attempts to start baby-goods and other new product lines foundered after just two years. Her father, born in Hong Kong, received a master's degree in architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and her mother, born in Shanghai, was a chemical engineer and later an accomplished pianist. Taking a cue from the Avon competitor Mary Kay, Jung launched Beauty Advisor, a program that turned Avon reps into beauty consultants who help customers choose the clothing and makeup that work best for them. Her colleagues joked that she was allergic to casual wear. Such fashion arbiters as Allure and Marie Claire even began mentioning Avon's products in their magazine pages. Grameen America opened its doors in January 2008 during the largest financial crisis of the modern era.
Jung began to develop a keen sense of the importance her image could play. Canario has played a vital role in cultivating a dynamic learning environment, leading 90 teachers in the transformation of their classrooms into innovative digital learning spaces. Preston became her mentor and ally, asking her to speak at board meetings and increasing her exposure to upper management, ensuring a quick climb up the corporate ladder. I had someone tell me that she was a victim of domestic violence. To become the global powerhouse that Jung envisioned, Avon needed to entice younger customers while still retaining middle-aged buyers. Dimon has upended his senior management structure. As of 2017, Grameen America operates in , , and , , as well as in , , , , , and , , , , , and.
She has been lauded globally for her pursuit of public-private partnerships to end violence against women and to stem the breast cancer epidemic. Statistics show that it's still a story when women reach the very top of the ladder, and we have a responsibility to create paths for women to succeed. Thumb through the next five chapters for an uninteresting discussion of broad leadership lessons and action lists in. Her family moved to Wellesley, Massachusetts, when she was only two years old. Trading problems at the big bank were not isolated to one or two people. Gayle and 43 rd Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios. She hunkered down to work, and by the end of the grade period those pencils were hers.
Jung knew that Avon must position itself so that its customers could choose whether they wanted to buy from a rep, on the Internet, or at a store. So I grew up in a very authentic Chinese household with a lot of traditional values. And she said, you're joking, right? Born: 1959, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She didn't want us around her in case it was contagious. Career: Bloomingdale's, 1979—1985, vice president and merchandising manager; J. Jung failed to deal effectively with failures of computer systems in Brazil, inadequate inventory and supply-chain management, poor management of working capital, and a staggering.
She is on the boards of such non-profit organizations as the New York Presbyterian Hospital and Catalyst, a company focused on women in business. And today is really a leader in her community. She is also on the boards of directors at General Electric and Apple. Throughout her professional career, Ms. In 2001 Avon was listed for the first time in the BusinessWeek annual survey of the world's 100 leading global brands.
Harper's Bazaar , September 2001. Her heritage was a source of pride that she brought to work each day. Jung was committed to both the task and her title. Additional criticism followed Avon's decision to sell online while prohibiting sales reps from setting up their own sites. The pressure to succeed—and the possibility of a very public failure—loomed in every decision she made.
The danger of alienating those reps became painfully clear with the advent of the Web. In her presentations, Jung shares stories from her time at Avon and explains how she put a youthful face on a mature company, proving to be the ultimate makeover artist. Jung's mother was born in Shanghai and was a chemical engineer; her father was born in Hong Kong and was an architect. Jung was also working on a plan to launch a wellness program in China and planned to resume direct selling in China by 2005 China was required to reverse the ban in order to gain entry into the World Trade Organization. The motivation for Jung's corporate largesse transcended her empathy for breast cancer victims; she saw philanthropy as the duty of a corporate citizenry.
Throughout Jung's ambitious expansion, her management style was to emphasize open communication, goal orientation, and feedback from her sales force. And with her change of companies came a change of careers. Born in Toronto Jung was born in 1959 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. And every one of those moments. Sleek, stylishly turned out, with signature pearl choker and mane of sable hair, she is confident and assertive, the perfect image for her newly invigorated Avon Products. Chairman and chief executive officer, Avon Products Nationality: American.
She also addresses using technology to motivate teams. The Chinese market had the potential to dovetail effectively with Jung's Chinese heritage. Exclusively represented by , Jung is a powerful speaker on leading a global business, business strategy and innovation, marketing and branding, and motivating teams. With her new slogan, Jung was trying to re-brand the company as younger and hipper, but also as being more sophisticated and quality-filled. According to Thomson First Call, in early 2003 Avon had the strongest buy recommendations of companies that sold personal care products. And he had a plaque behind his desk that had four footprints, a bare foot ape and then a barefoot man.