Deon Stander

Vice President and General Manager

Retail Branding and Information Solutions

Deon Stander is 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.

Portrait of Deon Stander

What inspires me:
“A culture where people feel valued and feel like they can succeed.”

In his role, Deon is responsible for worldwide leadership of and strategy for the Retail Branding and Information Solutions division, focused on building partnerships with apparel brand owners, retailers, and factories. Additionally, Deon oversees Avery Dennison’s market-leading RFID business, helping retailers around the world to accelerate performance and drive efficiencies.

As the vice president and general manager of RBIS, Deon is also responsible for the core business functions for the division, including finance, human resources, communications and marketing, legal, and information technology.

Previously, Deon held several leadership roles with Avery Dennison RBIS, including:

  • UK Managing Director
    from Jan 2005 to March 2006
  • General Manager, UK, Nordic, and South Africa
    from April 2006 to Sept 2008
  • Vice President and General Manager, South China
    from Oct 2008 to Sept 2009
  • Vice President and General Manager, Americas
    from Oct 2009 to Sept 2010
  • Vice President and General Manager, Global Commercial
    from Oct 2010 to December 2012

Before joining Avery Dennison, Deon 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.

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