Hassan Rmaile | Avery Dennison

Hassan Rmaile

Vice President and General Manager

Label and Graphic Materials EMEA

Hassan Rmaile is Vice President and General Manager, Label and Graphic Materials for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Hassan joined Avery Dennison March 1, 2016 in his previous role as Global Vice President for Research and Development, followed by his roles as Vice President and General Manager, Global Graphics and Reflective Solutions and Vice President, Global Technology and Ventures, Label and Graphic Materials.

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As vice president and general manager for Label and Graphic Materials, Europe and MENA, Hassan is responsible for the short- and long-term financial and operating objectives of both our Label and Packaging Materials and the global sponsor of our Graphics Solutions businesses.
 
Managing a pan-European team, he drives overall commercial vision and direction, overseeing R&D activities and a multi-year operating strategy. He has a strong track record in identifying new, disruptive applications while continuing to grow the high value segments performance and cost attractiveness of the core business.
 
Hassan started his career as a research associate with the Center for Materials Research & Technology (MARTECH) at Florida State University. After that, he joined Hercules Incorporated in Wilmington, Delaware for 4 years between innovation and product management roles. Hassan then joined Ashland as part of the Hercules Incorporated acquisition in 2008.
 
While at Ashland, Hassan served as vice president of strategic growth platforms in the company’s Specialty Ingredients commercial unit. He also led the integration of innovation & channel growth streams as part of the ISP acquisition by Ashland. Prior to that, he served in commercial roles of increasing responsibility, including global business unit director of consumer industries (Pharmaceuticals, Food and Personal Care) and prior to that as global industry manager, Pharmaceuticals, at Ashland Specialty Ingredients.
 
Before joining Avery Dennison, Hassan served as Vice President, Chief technology and Innovation Officer at H.B. Fuller in Saint Paul, Minnesota from 2012 to 2016 leading HB Fuller's innovation & research centers around the globe and co-leading integration of key bolt-on acquisitions.
 
Hassan holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the American University of Beirut (Lebanon), an MBA in finance from the University of Delaware and a Ph.D. in materials chemistry from Florida State University. He holds an executive leadership certificate from the University of Minnesota from 2013 and he also has served as a director for the Minnesota High Tech Association from 2012-2016.

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