Avery Dennison Names Anne Hill Head of Human Resources
Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Press release from the issuing company
Tuesday July 10 -- PASADENA, Calif.-- Avery Dennison Corporation announced today that Anne Hill has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. She replaces Terry Schuler, who is retiring at the end of the year after 28 years with the Company.
Hill will be responsible for providing overall leadership to the Company's global Human Resources organization and programs, including leadership and organizational development, performance management, training, compensation, benefits, staffing, employee relations, HRIS, and affirmative action/diversity.
"Anne's strong international background and deep human resources leadership experience make her particularly well qualified for this role at a company that has employees in 49 countries," said Dean A. Scarborough, president and chief executive officer. "She will serve as a member of my Corporate Leadership Team and play a key role in developing and executing our strategic priorities. Anne will work with line and H.R. leaders in the groups and divisions to establish the programs and working environment needed to attract and retain a talented, diverse, ethical and motivated management team and workforce."
Prior to joining Avery Dennison, Hill was vice president, Human Resources, for Chiron Corporation, where she was responsible for heading the overall H.R. organization. Hill started her career in human resources with the John Lewis Partnership, a major retailing company in the United Kingdom. She subsequently joined Baxter Healthcare, a U.S. medical device manufacturer where she held a number of H.R. positions over her 13-year tenure, including vice president of human resources for the Bioscience division. She is a graduate of the University of Wales.