Avery Dennison Promotes Graphics Solutions Business Leader

Mentor, Ohio, November 23, 2015 – Avery Dennison announced that Bill Podojil has been promoted to senior business director, Graphics Solutions, within the Materials Group North America (NA).

Podojil will lead the Graphics Solutions organization, including the sales, technical service and marketing teams, in developing growth and market share strategies for the business segment.

“Under Bill’s leadership, Graphics Solutions has delivered steady growth over the last two years,” said Darrell Hughes, vice president and general manager of Materials Group North America. “Bill is a strong asset for Avery Dennison and I look forward to his continued strategic direction.”

Podojil brings 19 years of Avery Dennison experience to this role. Most recently, he  served as sales director for Graphics Solutions. He previously served as transportation OEM segment director for Graphic Solutions and as global director of the Avery Dennison Automotive Solutions business.

Podojil will continue to be based in Mentor, Ohio.

About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) is a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major market and industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers with insights and innovations that help make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales from continuing operations of $6.3 billion in 2014.

A segment of Avery Dennison’s Materials Group, Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions provides imaging materials and service solutions for fleet, architecture and transportation markets. For more information, visit graphics.averydennison.com. Join the Avery Dennison conversation at www.facebook.com/AveryDennisonGraphics, follow us @ADGraphics_NA on Twitter and stay up to date by subscribing to Avery Dennison Works, a monthly e-newsletter.

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