Executive Director of Insights & Marketing Intelligence

New Avon LLC

Jay Schwartz is the Executive Director of Insights & Marketing Intelligence at New Avon LLC and is responsible for all consumer insights and marketing analytics initiatives.

Jay’s strong business acumen and leadership skills encourage collaboration and foster indispensable partnerships across functional lines to drive the integration of fact-based insights. His proven track record of leading cross-functional, globally based insight and analytic teams has been demonstrated by exceptional delivery of strategic and tactical level insights through the management of consumer driven analytics, shopper and product testing teams with a strict focus on driving revenue and profit optimization.

Jay has been consistently recognized for his proactive style, ability to motivate and integrate-teams, interpersonal skills, delivery of high quality results and presentations and ability to build partnerships and influence at all levels of an organization, particularly with senior leaders.

Prior to joining New Avon LLC, Jay held the position of Senior Director, Consumer Insights at VF Corporation.   Prior to VF Corporation, Jay was Vice President, Global Consumer Insights and Product Testing at Avon Products, Inc. Before Avon Products, Jay was Director, Strategy & Insights at Pepsi Cola focusing on Brand Pepsi, Mountain Dew and Aquafina. Prior to Pepsi Cola, he was Director, Consumer Research at Diageo after spending several years at Philip Morris USA.

Jay holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a Ph.D. in Applied Research and Evaluation from Hofstra University.