Clarks footwear appointed Geralyn R. Breig to the position of president, Americas region. She will join the Americas team in Newton, MA beginning Monday, March 17, 2014, and will report to Ken Dobinson, Clarks chief commercial officer.

Prior to joining the Clarks team, Geralyn most recently served as SVP and President of North America at Avon Products Inc., the cosmetics, apparel, and gift retailer. Geralyn began her career at Procter & Gamble, led brand marketing organizations at Kraft Foods and at Pepperidge Farm Inc., and served as the President of Godiva Chocolatier International.

Geralyn serves on the boards of Welch Foods Inc. and and is the recipient of multiple awards. She holds a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.