SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 14, 2016
Avon Products, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
777 Third Avenue
New York, N.Y. 10017-1307
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On April 14, 2016, Cleveland Apple Investor L.P. (an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.), the sole holder of 435,000 shares of Series C Preferred Stock, par value $1.00 per share (“Series C Preferred Stock”) of Avon Products, Inc. (the “Company”), which represents 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Series C Preferred Stock, voted its 435,000 shares of Series C Preferred Stock by written consent in favor of electing each of Chan W. Galbato, Steven F. Mayer and Michael F. Sanford (collectively, the “Series C Designees”) to the board of directors of the Company. Each of the Series C Designees will be a Preferred Director as such term is defined in the previously filed Certificate of Amendment in respect of the Series C Preferred Stock (the “Series C Certificate of Amendment”) and each of the Series C Designees will serve for the term commencing immediately upon the conclusion of the 2016 annual meeting of the shareholders of the Company and continuing until the next annual meeting of the shareholders of the Company and until his successor is duly elected and qualified, unless such Preferred Director is earlier removed in accordance with the Series C Certificate of Amendment, resigns or is otherwise unable to serve.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
/s/ Jeff Benjamin
Name: Jeff Benjamin
Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
Date: April 15, 2016
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