Thursday, August 02, 2007 Actress Reese Witherspoon has been named as beauty giant Avon's first ever Global Ambassador. The 31-year-old will be the Honorary Chairman of Avon Foundation, a charity focusing on breast cancer, domestic violence and emergency relief initiatives.
Avon Chairman and CEO Andrea Jung revealed that the company was thrilled to sign the Oscar winning actress. "We are so thrilled to welcome Reese Witherspoon as our Global Ambassador and feel she will give a strong voice to our company's commitment to empowering women," OK! magazine quoted Jung, as saying.
The 'Legally Blonde' actress will also serve as spokesperson for the company's beauty brands and products.