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): January 25, 2006|
|Avon Products, Inc.|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction
|1345 Avenue of the Americas|
|New York, New York 10105-0196|
|(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)|
|(Registrants telephone number, including area code)|
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INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On January 25, 2006, a committee of the Board of Directors of Avon Products, Inc., as authorized by the Board, approved an amendment to the Avon Products, Inc. Compensation Plan for Non-Employee Directors to discontinue the payment of directors fees in the form of stock options and substitute a comparable increase in directors fees in the form of cash and restricted stock.
The foregoing does not constitute a complete summary of the terms of the Agreement, and reference is made to the complete text of the amendment, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Exhibit 10.1 Fourth Amendment to the Avon Products, Inc. Compensation Plan for Non-Employee Directors, dated as of January 25, 2006, by Avon Products, Inc.
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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.|
|By||/s/ Gilbert L. Klemann, II|
|Gilbert L. Klemann, II|
|Senior Vice President and General Counsel|
Date: January 31, 2006
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|10.1||Fourth Amendment to the Avon Products, Inc. Compensation Plan for Non-Employee Directors, dated as of January 25, 2006, by Avon Products, Inc.|