E.V. Goings

E.V. GOINGS was elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
Tupperware Corporation effective October 1, 1997. Before that he served
as President of Tupperware since November 1992. Prior to joining
Tupperware, Mr. Goings held a number of top management positions with
Avon Products, Inc. He joined Avon in 1985, charged with updating the
traditional direct sales business. In 1987, he was named President of
Avon Germany, a business in decline for more than a decade. Based in
Munich, Mr. Goings developed and implemented an effective turnaround
strategy, as well as laid the groundwork for entry into Eastern Europe.
In 1988, Mr. Goings was promoted to group Vice President, Asia Pacific,
based in Hong Kong. During his tenure, Pacific Rim sales and profits
grew over 15 percent. In 1989, he returned to New York as President of
Avon, U.S.A. Under his leadership until 1992, sales and profits grew;
however, most notable was a restoration of the investment community’s
confidence in Avon’s management and future business potential. Currently
Mr. Goings serves as Chairman of the Tupperware board and on the board
of SunTrust Bank, N.A. He is also the former Chairman of the National
Board of Governors of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and serves on
the Board of Overseers for the Crummer Graduate School of Business at
Rollins College. Mr. Goings was educated at Guilford College in
Greensboro, North Carolina. He served in the U.S. Navy, seeing active
duty in the Mediterranean and the Persian Gulf.

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