Deon Stander is the vice president and general manager, Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS) for Avery Dennison Corporation. He was appointed to this position in June 2015 after serving as vice president and general manager, Global Commercial and Innovation, RBIS since January 2013.
In his role, Mr. Stander is responsible for worldwide leadership, strategy and business objectives execution for the Retail Branding and Information Solutions division. In this regard, he is accountable for the core business functions for the division including commercial, operations, innovation, finance, human resources, legal, and information technology.
Additionally, Mr. Stander serves as the Head of Sustainability for Avery Dennison, partnering with leaders across the business to drive efforts toward achieving the company’s long-term sustainability goals.
Previously, Mr. Stander held several leadership roles with Avery Dennison RBIS, dating back to 2005.
Prior to joining Avery Dennison, Mr. Stander held various business and commercial positions in consumer packaged goods and telecommunications companies in the UK. He received his MBA from Lancaster University, UK in 2001.