Avery Dennison has appointed Nick Tucci as vice president of sales for Materials Group North America and Patricia Hubbard as vice president of R&D for Materials Group North America.

In his role, Tucci will lead the business’ field sales, technical sales, customer service and technical support teams for label and packaging materials.

“Nick’s success leading one of our smaller, global businesses has been highlighted by his emphasis on product differentiation and customer intimacy,” says Georges Gravanis, president of Avery Dennison Materials Group. “This, plus his proven track record at Avery Dennison, sets him up for success in this role.”

Tucci has 22 years of experience and most recently led Avery Dennison’s Reflective Solutions business as general manager and vice president.

 As vice president of R&D, Hubbard will lead the business in new product development for growth and material re-engineering, drive innovation through a globally connected R&D agenda, oversee the R&D lab and pilot assets for both the LPM and Graphics Solutions businesses.

“I am thrilled to welcome Patti to Avery Dennison,” says Hassan Rmaile, vice president of global R&D at Avery Dennison. “She brings expertise and experience that will help us drive our innovation agenda.”

Prior to joining Avery Dennison, Hubbard served as vice president of corporate technology at PolyOne.

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