An assistant vice president is usually a regional director who provides high level management for a highly trained staff. These professionals may oversee several different areas, such as operations, marketing, human resources, or legal affairs.
Assistant Vice President (AVP), Regional Director Tasks
Manage the budget allocated for given region, distributing resources to where they are needed.
Report business activities in region to superiors, and make recommendations for improvements to vice president and president.
Oversee company activities within a certain geographical area, ensuring implementation of company directives and policies.
Review staff performance, provide training, and determine additional staffing needs in region.