David Legher has been Senior Vice President & President of Avon Brazil, the company's largest market, since 2012. At the end of 2014, he assumed additional responsibility for the company's South Market Group, which includes, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. Mr. Legher also serves on Avon's Executive Committee.
He is an accomplished General Manager with a track record of growth and market share gains in each of the market's he's managed. He's also recognized for his skill at bringing teams together to best serve Avon's Representatives.
Mr. Legher has worked for Avon for 10 years. Prior to assuming the leadership role in Brazil in 2012, he served as General Manager of Avon Mexico and Central America, where he played a critical role in leading that market to its best performance level in a decade. Before managing Avon's Mexico business, he was General Manager of Colombia, Peru and Ecuador. Mr. Legher became General Manager of Avon's Colombia business in 2005 after Avon acquired its distributorship in that country. From 2001 to 2004, he held various positions in the Colombia distributorship, including Marketing Director and General Director, while overseeing Avon's business in that country.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Legher worked for 11 years at Suramericana de Seguros, the biggest insurance company in the country, holding roles in IT, Internal Audit, Projects Management, Operations and Planning, Commercial and M&A Responsibilities.
Mr. Legher graduated with a degree in IT Engineering from Universidad Eafit in Colombia. He also earned a Master's Degree with distinction in International Business from Universidad Eafit and a Master's Degree with Distinction in Risk Management from City University, in London.
While working in Colombia, Mr. Legher served as a Board Member of Multienlace - BPO Company, Susalud - Health Management Company and IATM - Health High Tech Company.