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Andrea Jung born on 1959 in Toronto, Canada                                                     
The oldest child of Chinese immigrants, Jung grew up speaking both English and Mandarin Chinese. 
Ms. Jung, a graduate of Princeton University, joined Avon Products, Inc., a                     
global beauty company, in 1994 as president, product marketing for Avon U.S                     
(the second largest (after Hewlett-Packard) firm in the U.S). She                               
was elected president, global marketing, in 1996, an executive vice president in                 
1997, president and a director of the company in 1998, chief operating officer                   
from 1998 to 1999, chief executive officer in 1999 and chairman of the board in                 
2001. Previously, she was executive vice president, Neiman Marcus and a senior                   
vice president for I. Magnin. Ms. Jung is also a director of Catalyst and a                     
member and former chairman of the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance.                             
Jung's husband, Michael Gould, is chairman and CEO of Bloomingdale's. They have two children.