Marisa Peres

Head of Ethics & Compliance at AVON in South America

Lawyer with 20 years’ experience, including 10 years focused on Compliance. Professional with an international certification as CCPE - I from SCCE. She has solid experience in the implementation of corporate compliance programs in Brazil and abroad and worked for international companies that were investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice. Since August 2016, she has been Head of Ethics & Compliance in South America at AVON, where she also participates in the Network for Diversity group and is the leader of the Gender cell in the group. She previously worked for Alstom Brasil as Regional Compliance Director for Latin America for one year and worked for 7 years as Legal & Compliance Head at Mitsui & Co (Brazil) SA, the Brazilian subsidiary of Mitsui & Co, Ltd, a Japanese trading company, and at the headquarters in Tokyo in the first quarter of 2013. Member of the Standing Compliance Studies Committee at IASP and founding member of Jurídico de Saias, having also been voted one of Brazil’s 20 most admired and outstanding Compliance professionals by LEC in 2018.

Recognized by his peers as one of Brazil’s 20 most admired compliance professionals in 2018 Compliance On Top yearbook