In 2013, Susan Ormiston was named Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer at Avon Products, Inc. She plays a key role in driving the company's Organizational Effectiveness priorities critical to Avon's turnaround and serves on the company's Executive Committee.
At Avon and throughout her career, she has proven to be a business leader who builds strong partnerships to shape enterprise-wide strategy, while implementing best-in-class human resource solutions. Most recently, she was Avon's Group Vice President, Global Functions & HR Operational Excellence, overseeing Senior Business Leads for all Global Functions, HR strategy and PMO, Talent Acquisition, HR Process and Operational Excellence, and HR Data Management. Ms. Ormiston joined Avon in 2010 as Vice President, Human Resources, Global Brand Marketing.
Prior to Avon, Ms. Ormiston was Senior Vice President, Human Resources, at global life insurer New York Life International. Earlier in her career, she spent 15 years at IBM, progressing through human resources management roles of increasing responsibility in the U.S. and U.K.
Ms Ormiston holds an M.S. in Personnel Development from the University of Portsmouth and a B.A. in Business Services from the University of Wolverhampton, both located in the United Kingdom.