Group Vice President and General Manager, South Market Group
Axel Gegenschatz is General Manager of Avon South Market Group. In this role, he oversees Avon's business in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay.
Previously, Mr. Gegenschatz served as the General Manager for North Latin America, where he oversaw Avon's business in Mexico, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Panama. In this position, he delivered the highest revenue growth in five years and executed a successful P&L turnaround with gross margin and operating margin expansion.
Before joining Avon, Mr. Gegenschatz was General Manager for Reckitt Benckiser. He has a strong background in marketing and valuable commercial skills across food, household and personal care businesses.
Mr. Gegenschatz holds a degree in Marketing and has participated in Senior Executive programs at San Andres University in Argentina and Columbia University in New York.