GLENDALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2018--
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) today announced that its board of
directors has appointed Mark J. Barrenechea a director, effective
September 10, 2018.
Barrenechea, 53, is vice chair, CEO and chief technology officer of
OpenText Corporation (NASDAQ:OTEX), a global software leader in
Enterprise Information Management with $2.8 billion in fiscal 2018
“We’re extremely pleased to welcome Mark to our board,” said Peter K.
Barker, chair of the Governance and Social Responsibility Committee of
the Board of Directors, Avery Dennison. “He brings more than 30 years of
experience providing leadership and innovation in the technology sector.”
“Mark is a technology leader who has deep knowledge and expertise in
information management strategies,” added Dean Scarborough, chairman of
the Board, Avery Dennison. “His knowledge will be invaluable to Avery
Dennison as we continue to develop innovative solutions for our
customers, including the development of our intelligent labels platform.”
Barrenechea joined OpenText as president and CEO in 2012 from Silicon
Graphics International Corporation (SGI), where he was also president
and CEO. His three decades in the technology industry include seven
years at Oracle where he served as senior vice president of Applications
Development as well as executive vice president & chief technology
officer at CA Technologies.
Barrenechea holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from
Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont.
About Avery Dennison
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 2017 were $6.6 billion.
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