Avery Dennison names Pascale Wautelet vice president of R&D - Europe, Middle East and Africa
OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands - July 25, 2017 - Avery Dennison has further strengthened its research and development capabilities with the hiring of Pascale Wautelet as vice president of R&D - Europe, Middle East and Africa within the company's Label & Graphic Materials group.
Wautelet, who will assume her new role on Sept. 1, will be based at Oegstgeest, The Netherlands, and report to Hassan Rmaile, global vice president of R&D for Avery Dennison's Label & Graphic Materials group.
"Avery Dennison has pioneered advances in the self-adhesives industry and has been reshaping that sector continually over the past 82 years. This latest appointment is just another indication of the company's commitment to remaining at the forefront of research, development and product innovation," stated Rmaile.
A native of Belgium, she will provide vision and innovation direction to the European R&D organization and lead the business in new-product development, material re-engineering and adhesive development for Avery Dennison's European Label & Graphic Materials business.
Wautelet has 20 years of domestic and international experience across multiple functions, in the chemical, petrochemical and plastics industries, including flexible packaging and labelling.
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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.