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Harriet Edelman

Independent Chair


Ms. Edelman is an accomplished senior executive with over 30 years of global operating experience in consumer goods and financial services. Since 2010, she has served as the Vice Chair of Emigrant Bank, a private financial institution, after serving as Special Advisor to the Chairman from June 2008 to October 2010. Prior to that, she spent more than 25 years with Avon Products, Inc. holding various senior global leadership positions in sales, marketing, supply chain, information technology and product development. She has served on large public company boards for nearly 20 years in the U.S. and Europe and in multiple Board leadership positions. The consumer goods business has been central to Ms. Edelman’s career, and she has a strong passion for our Company and brand. She brings strong leadership to our Board to help deliver on our business transformation.


  • Bachelor of Music, Bucknell University
  • MBA, Fordham Gabelli School of Business


  • Assurant, Inc.
  • Brinker International, Inc.