GLENDALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2017--
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) today announced that its board of
directors has appointed Andres A. Lopez a director, effective February
Lopez, 54, is the president, chief executive officer and executive
director of Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI), the world’s largest glass
container manufacturer with $6 billion in revenues and preferred
supplier to many food and beverage brands.
“We’re extremely pleased to welcome Andres to our board,” said Peter K.
Barker, Chair of the Governance and Social Responsibility Committee of
the Board of Directors, Avery Dennison. “He brings more than 30 years’
experience in the global markets for food, beverage and pharmaceutical
“Andres is a leader with a proven track record at Owens-Illinois, and
deep global expertise and understanding of customer needs in the
packaging industry,” added Dean Scarborough, Executive Chairman of the
Board, Avery Dennison. “That knowledge will be invaluable to Avery
Dennison as we continue to develop innovative and sustainable solutions
for our customers.”
A native of Colombia, Lopez began his career with Owens-Illinois as a
manufacturing engineer. He joined the company’s executive leadership
team in 2004, advancing through a series of financial and operational
roles. In 2015, Lopez became president and chief operating officer of
the company and, in 2016, he was named president and CEO.
Lopez holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Production Engineering from
Colombia’s Universidad EAFIT and completed the Executive Education
Program at Stanford University.
About Avery Dennison
Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global leader in pressure-sensitive and
functional materials and labeling solutions for the retail apparel
market. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part
of products used in every major industry. With operations in more than
50 countries and more than 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison
serves customers in the consumer packaging, graphical display,
logistics, apparel, industrial and healthcare industries. Headquartered
in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of $6.1 billion in
2016. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
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