Andrea Álvares is Chief Brand, Innovation, International and Sustainability Officer and member of the Executive Committee for Natura. Prior to Natura, she held General Manager, Marketing and Strategy roles at Pepsico and P&G.
Andrea is a board member of the Executive Committee of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and of Ethos Institute. She is also a founding member of Women of Brazil and is actively engaged in several female empowerment initiatives.
Andrea has been awarded Forbes Most Influential Women in Brazil, Advertising Age Women to Watch and Top 10 Female Executives by Valor Economico newspaper.
Founded in 1969, Natura is a Brazilian multinational in the cosmetics and personal care segment, leader in direct sales with 1.7 million consultants. It is part of Natura &Co, the result of the combination of Avon, Natura, The Body Shop and Aesop brands. Natura &Co consolidates the creation of a global, multi-channel and multi-brand cosmetics group that is driven by purpose. The three companies that form the group are committed to generating positive economic, social and environmental impact.
Natura was the first publicly traded company to receive B Corp certification, underscoring its transparent, sustainable performance in the social, environmental and economic dimensions. It was also recognized as one of the most ethical companies in the world by the Ethisphere Institute.
The company has operations in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, the United States, France, Mexico and Peru.