Avery Dennison Names Tina Hart, Vice President of Sales and Bill Podojil, Vice President of Sales Excellence and Enablement

Label and Packaging materials division brings in a new head of sales and a newly created sales enablement role

Mentor, OH Avery Dennison announces two leadership appointments based in Mentor, Ohio. Tina Hart has been named vice president of sales for the company’s Label and Packaging Materials, North America division. Bill Podojil has been named vice president of sales excellence and enablement. Both will assume their new roles on February 7, 2022.

Tina is re-joining the commercial organization after holding previous roles in customer service, marketing and sustainability. Most recently, she was serving as the vice president of sustainable innovation platforms. Tina has more than 20 years of experience at Avery Dennison. Her strong internal and customer relationships are in-line with Avery Dennison’s priority of customer service and maintaining and building customer relationships. Tina will continue to serve as president of the executive board of CELAB1.

“We are excited to welcome Tina back to the commercial organization and congratulate her on this new role”, says Jeroen Diderich, vice president and general manager, Label and Graphic Materials, North America. “Tina has added immense value in every role she has held at Avery Dennison. Her customer-first mentality is an excellent fit for leading our sales and customer service teams.”

Bill Podojil has been with Avery Dennison for over 25 years and has held roles in both our Graphic and Labels businesses in North America and Europe. Most recently Bill was the vice president of sales for Label and Packaging Materials, North America. With the changes of flexible work and emerging virtual collaboration, Bill’s passion for connecting with our customers and making it easy to do business with Avery Dennison is a perfect fit for this newly formed role. “Bill’s cross-business and cross-region experience with Avery Dennison will help us provide innovative ways of connecting with our customers”, says Jeroen. “With the changing work environment, we want to ensure our customers can connect with us in any way that works for them.”

Both Tina and Bill currently reside in Northeast Ohio and continue to be based in our office in Mentor, Ohio.

1 CELAB is a global consortium of companies formed to create a sustainable pressure-sensitive labeling industry and to increase access to matrix and liner recycling. The group is responsible for overseeing activities focused on sponsoring research, developing a recycling network, and educating stakeholders, policymakers, and the public. Branches have already been established in the US and Europe, soon expanding into Asia and other regions. https://celabglobal.org/

About Avery Dennison
Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science 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 more than 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion.

Learn more at www.averydennison.com.