Vice Chairman (Retired) – Tupperware Brands Corporation, a global direct to consumer business operating in major markets.
Has lived and worked out of London, Tokyo, New York, Amsterdam, and now operating out of Nyon, Switzerland and Orlando, FL.
He has over 40 years of senior leadership managing consumer product companies in all major regions across the world. Hemus first recruited to Avon Products in 1972 where he held a number of senior management positions through 1992, including Vice President of Sales/Marketing Avon Japan, Senior Vice President of Marketing in New York, and Corporate Vice President and Chairman of Europe Management Board.
He joined the Sara Lee Corporation in 1993 and developed a dynamic division as President and CEO of the Direct Selling Division. He was also a member of the Board of Management, Sara Lee International, overseeing the Coffee/Tea, Household & Body Care, Direct Selling, and all Asia operations.
In December 2005 at the time of the acquisition of Sara Lee Direct Selling, he joined Tupperware Brands Corporation as Group President, International Beauty. In January 2007 he was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer for Tupperware Brands. Since October 2016 up until his recent retirement, he assumed the role of Vice Chairman, with operational focus/oversight for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa operations.
He has also served as a Board Member for SunTrust Bank of Central Florida (2009-2014), and as a Trustee with the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation in New York (2013-2018). In 2016 he was the recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award, which recognized his fundraising efforts to support the underprivileged.