MENTOR, OH—Avery Dennison announced the appointment of Mark B. Miller as vice president, marketing for the company’s Label and Packaging Materials, North America division based in Mentor, OH. As Avery Dennison continues to expand its marketplace leadership by understanding and responding to customers’ needs, Miller brings to the company more than 20 years of global senior leadership and marketing experience. He assumed the role on Dec. 7.
Miller’s wealth of senior leadership experience includes strategic planning and market development, P&L accountability, mergers and acquisitions, and organization building. His most recent role was general manager and vice president, global professional markets, for SC Johnson. There, he led a multiphase strategy for the acquisition of Deb Holdings, which increased the business’ global market opportunity to $45 billion, and oversaw the development of 70 products. He also served as vice president of marketing for Ecolab, where he drove sales and marketing strategies. Miller’s other positions have included marketing roles at Graco, 3M and Hewlett-Packard.
“We welcome Mark to Avery Dennison, and congratulate him on his new role,” said Jeroen Diderich, vice president and general manager, Label and Graphic Materials, North America. “Mark will lead the product marketing, communications and research functions while playing a key role in driving customer and industry insight-based innovation, as well as drive service and quality excellence through cross-functional collaboration. He comes to us with a strong, results-driven track record in developing winning teams to create and execute successful strategies with speed and precision. His experience across large, global enterprises, acquisitions, and venture-backed startups will be a strength as we continue to expand our market leadership position.”
Miller currently resides with his family in the Milwaukee area and will relocate to northeast Ohio in 2021.