11 Sep 2019
Avery Dennison names Robyn Buma vice president of global procurement
MENTOR, Ohio — September 11, 2019 — Avery Dennison announces the promotion of Robyn Buma to vice president of global procurement for the company’s Label and Graphic Materials and Industrial and Healthcare Materials segments.
Robyn has more than 19 years of experience with Avery Dennison, having served most recently as senior director, procurement global categories and head of procurement for the European region, based in the Netherlands. She will be based in Mentor, Ohio for this new role.
“We are excited to announce Robyn’s appointment to this important leadership position,” said Georges Gravanis, president of the Label and Graphic Materials group at Avery Dennison. “Robyn has a successful track record in our organization, broad product knowledge, and a strong focus on building supplier relationships. With her leadership, I am confident that we will continue to stay on the leading edge of material trends, especially in support of our 2025 sustainability goals.”
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Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.