Martha N. Sullivan Appointed to Avery Dennison Board of Directors
PASADENA, Calif. -- February 28, 2013
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) today announced that its board of
directors has appointed Martha N. Sullivan a director, effective February 27,
Sullivan, 56, is the president and chief executive officer of Sensata
Technologies Holding N.V., one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing,
electrical protection, control and power management solutions.
“Martha’s experience with sensors and control systems and the many ways they
can be used to improve lives will be invaluable to Avery Dennison as we
advance the use of RFID and other information technologies,” said Dean A.
Scarborough, Avery Dennison chairman, president and chief executive officer.
An engineer by training with nearly 30 years of experience, Ms. Sullivan
joined Sensata's predecessor company, Texas Instruments Inc., in 1984 and rose
through management positions of increasing responsibility, including vice
president of sensor products, to become chief operating officer of Sensata in
2006. She was named president in 2010, and became chief executive officer in
Sullivan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from
Michigan Technological University, which awarded her an Honorary Doctorate in
Philosophy in 2012. She has served on the President's Alumni Council of the
university as well as the Key Executive Council of Rensselaer Polytechnic
Institute and the International Supplier Advisory Council of Ford Motor
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 30,000 employees worldwide, Avery
Dennison serves customers with insights and innovations that help make brands
more inspiring and the world more intelligent. Headquartered in Pasadena,
California, the company reported sales from continuing operations of $6
billion in 2012. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
Avery Dennison Corporation
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