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Feb 5 (Reuters) - U.S. cosmetics maker Avon Products Inc on Monday named Unilever NV executive Jan Zijderveld as its chief executive to replace departing Sheri McCoy.
The news comes a week after a group of shareholders called on Avon to explore strategic options including a sale.
The shareholders said they were "extremely disappointed" with Avon's inability to hire a new CEO quickly. (Reporting by Sangameswaran S in Bengaluru; Editing by Sai Sachin Ravikumar)