Avery Dennison Names Ryan Yost President, Materials Group

Avery Dennison Names Ryan Yost President, Materials Group

MENTOR, Ohio—(BUSINESS WIRE)—February 29, 2024—Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) today announced that Ryan Yost has been appointed president, Materials Group.


“Ryan most recently led the transformation of our Identification Solutions business and the acceleration of our Vestcom business as vice president and general manager, driving significant growth in the logistics, food and retail market segments,” said Avery Dennison president and CEO Deon Stander. “As president of the Materials Group, he will continue to focus our teams on delivering for our customers through innovation, technology and the advancement of sustainability, driving outsized growth in high-value categories and growing profitably in our base businesses.” 


Yost has held several leadership roles at Avery Dennison over the past two decades. He previously held operations and supply chain leadership roles in multiple Materials Group businesses before moving to Solutions Group where he led operations and commercial teams across the globe.


Yost holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in operations and supply chain management from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Business Administration from Cleveland State University.



About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 34,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

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