Avery Dennison names Steve Flannery Senior Vice President and General Manager of the newly formed Materials Group EMENA

Steve Flannery replaces Hassan H. Rmaile, who has been named president of the Materials Group. 

OEGSTGEEST, The Netherlands—April 6, 2023—Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) announces the promotion of Steve Flannery to senior vice president and general manager EMENA of the newly formed Materials Group. He replaces Hassan H. Rmaile, who was promoted to president, Materials Group worldwide.

The Materials Group brings the company’s Label and Graphics Materials (LGM) business and its Industrial and Healthcare Materials (IHM) together under one group, which comprises Label and Packaging Materials, Graphic Solutions, Reflective Solutions, Hanita, Performance Polymers, Avery Dennison Medical and Performance Tapes. The group of materials science businesses is organized in a cohesive framework to ensure a full range of innovative solutions and support is available to customers.

Flannery’s appointment comes after 22 years with Avery Dennison, over 20 of which he served in the company’s U.S. operations. He has extensive industry knowledge and a proven track record, with experience spanning innovation, sales, marketing, operations and leadership in the company’s Industrial and Healthcare Materials, Label and Graphic Materials North America, Performance Polymers Adhesives and Apparel Solutions businesses. 

I’m proud to lead such an experienced and knowledgeable EMENA team within the Materials Group. Over the past two decades at Avery Dennison, I’ve worked cross-divisionally and this role presents a fantastic opportunity to leverage those insights and learnings. I look forward to working with customers and industry partners, and moving towards a more sustainable and connected future together. - Steve Flannery

About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides branding and information labeling solutions, including pressure-sensitive materials, radio-frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, and a variety of converted products and solutions. The company designs and manufactures a wide range of labeling and functional materials that enhance branded packaging, carry or display information that connects the physical and the digital, and improve customers’ product performance. The company serves an array of industries worldwide, including home and personal care, apparel, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2022 were $9.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.