Chan W. Galbato
Director since 2016
Mr. Galbato was appointed non-executive Chairman of Avon’s Board of Directors in March 2016. Mr. Galbato is Chief Executive Officer of Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC. Prior to joining Cerberus in 2009, he owned and managed CWG Hillside Investments LLC, a consulting business, from 2007 to 2009. From 2005 to 2007, he served as President and CEO of the Controls Group of businesses for Invensys plc and President of Services for The Home Depot. Mr. Galbato previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong Floor Products and Chief Executive Officer of Choice Parts. He spent 14 years with General Electric Company, holding several operating and finance leadership positions within their various industrial divisions as well as holding the role of President and CEO of Coregis Insurance Company, a G.E. Capital company. Mr. Galbato currently serves on the Board of Directors of Blue Bird Corporation, DynCorp International, FirstKey Homes LLC, Iron Horse Acquisition Corporation, Staples Solutions B.V. and Steward Health Care, LLC, and on the Board of Managers of New Avon LLC. Mr. Galbato had previously served as lead director of the Brady Corporation, director of Tower International and Chairman of YP Holdings, LLC. Chan holds a Master degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the State University of New York.