Susan Kropf was appointed Independent Chair in July 2020 and has served on our Board of Directors since June 2006. She served as the Lead Independent Director from September 2019 through July 2020. From 2001 to January 2007, Ms. Kropf served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Avon Products, where she had P&L responsibility for Avon’s worldwide operations. Before that, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Avon North America and Global Business Operations, with responsibility for the company's North American operating business unit as well as global marketing, R&D, supply chain operations and information technology. Ms. Kropf also serves on the Boards of Sherwin Williams Co. and the Kroger Company. Ms. Kropf holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. John's University and an M.B.A. in finance from New York University.