Portrait of Ryan Yost

Ryan Yost

President, Materials Group

Ryan Yost is president of Avery Dennison Materials Group. In this role, he is responsible for the group’s overall global strategy and meeting its short and long-term business, financial and operating objectives.


Before being named president of Avery Dennison Materials Group, Mr. Yost was the vice president and general manager of Avery Dennison Identification Solutions, where he led the business’s transformation into a high-growth organization that created innovative solutions for the food, retail and logistics market segments. Ryan assumed division leadership of Vestcom in 2022. He also served as director of commercial Avery Dennison RBIS, where he led operations and commercial teams across the globe. 


Mr. Yost has more than 23 years of leadership experience with Avery Dennison. He previously 

held roles in multiple Materials Group divisions, leading operations and supply chain functions. Prior to joining Avery Dennison, he was a management consultant with Ernst & Young. He received his Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University in 2003.