MENTOR, Ohio — January 27, 2015 Avery Dennison today announced the appointment of Shelley Woods Whiting to the position of Vice President, Marketing of its Materials Group North America business. In this role, Whiting will lead the marketing teams for Label and Packaging Materials and Graphics Solutions divisions.
“Shelley has a track record of creating value leveraging market insights, execution tools, customer intimacy and technology,” said Darrell Hughes, vice president and general manager of Avery Dennison Materials Group North America. “The commercial strategies she will develop and implement will foster growth opportunities for Avery Dennison, our customers and the rest of the value chain.”
Whiting comes to Avery Dennison from Georgia-Pacific Chemicals where she served as Director of Marketing, Commercial Development & Sustainability since 2008. She also has held business management and marketing positions with DuPont and FMC.
Whiting holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan.
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 26,000 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 $6.1 billion in 2013. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.