Dean A. Scarborough is chairman and chief executive officer of Avery Dennison Corporation. He has been chief executive officer since May 2005 and chairman since April 2010. In addition, he served as president from May 2000 through October 2014.
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 America. 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. He serves on the board of directors of Mattel, Inc.