Avery Dennison Corporation, the labeling and packaging materials company, announced that its board of directors elected Mitchell R. Butier as president and chief executive officer, effective May 1, 2016.
Butier replaces current chairman and CEO Dean Scarborough as the executive chairman of the company’s board of directors. Butier has served as president and chief operating officer of Avery Dennison since 2014.
Prior to working at Avery Dennison, Butier worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.
Scarborough said of Butier, “He has been a close thought partner of mine and has been at the center of our most successful business strategies. Most recently, he has been the driver behind increasing the higher-value market segments of our portfolio. Just as important, Mitch is a champion of the values, integrity and high ethical standards that define Avery Dennison.”