Sheri S. McCoy

Co-Chair, FIRST Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer & Director, Avon Products

Sheri S. McCoy is Chief Executive Officer, Avon Products, Inc., and a director on the company’s Board. She assumed these roles on April 23, 2012.

Prior to joining Avon, Sheri had a 30-year career at Johnson & Johnson, most recently serving as Vice Chairman, Executive Committee, responsible for the Pharmaceutical and Consumer business segments that represented more than 60 percent of the company’s revenues. Sheri began her Johnson & Johnson career in the Consumer business in 1982 as a scientist in research and development, and held diverse positions of increasing global responsibility. She later led a Consumer marketing organization and became global president of the Baby and Wound care consumer franchises.

Sheri holds four U.S. patents and  degrees from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Princeton University, and Rutgers University.

Sheri is a member of the board of FIRST, a non-profit organization created to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, and a board member of Stonehill College.