Dean A. Scarborough is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Avery Dennison Corporation. He has been chairman since April 2010 and president and chief executive officer since May 2005.
Mr. Scarborough joined Avery Dennison in 1983 and served in increasingly responsible positions in the company’s label and tag converting business. In 1990, he was promoted to vice president and general manager of Label and Packaging Materials’ North American division. Five years later, he moved to the Netherlands and led Label and Packaging Materials Europe. Returning to the U.S. in 1997, he was appointed group vice president, Label and Packaging Materials North America and Label and Packaging Materials Europe. Two years later, he was promoted to group vice president, Label and Packaging Materials
Worldwide. In 2000, he was elected president and chief operating officer of Avery Dennison.
Mr. Scarborough serves on the board of directors of Mattel, Inc.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Scarborough graduated from Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio, in 1977 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, and earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1979.
Avery Dennison Corporation is a global manufacturer and distributor of pressure-sensitive adhesive materials (such as self-adhesive labels), apparel branding labels and tags, RFID inlays, and specialty medical products.