Reese Witherspoon has been named the first ever Avon Global Ambassador at a ceremony in Los Angeles. The Legally Blonde star will serve as the Honorary Chairman of the Avon Foundation, focusing on breast cancer, domestic violence and emergency relief initiatives. The role also means the Oscar winner will be the spokeswoman for Avon's beauty brands. The actress was sworn in at a press conference at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Wednesday (01Aug07).