Roland Simon

Vice President, Global Research & Development, Label and Graphic Materials

Roland Simon is responsible for oversight and management of the Materials Group global spend for both direct and indirect materials. Prior to Avery Dennison, Roland held the CPO position at Ferro Corporation for four years after spending 23 years at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in a variety of manufacturing and procurement positions in Asia and throughout Europe.  Roland earned his bachelor's degree in Physics-Engineering from Washington & Lee University and a master’s of business administration from the Durham Business School. Roland joined Avery Dennison in 2011 and is based in Mentor, Ohio.