14 August 2006 — Maidenhead (UK): Bjarne Mindested has been promoted to VP of central, northern and Eastern Europe for Avery Dennison.
He is now responsible for the local markets of the UK, Germany, Eastern Europe and the Nordic countries. The previous General Manager for the UK, Keith Dunnell has recently taken up a role in the Graphics and Reflective Division of Avery Dennison based in Ohio.
Mindested joined Avery Dennison in 2000 as sales and marketing director for the Scandinavian business unit before he was named director and business manager, Central and Eastern Europe in 2002. In 2003, he was promoted to the position of general manager, Office Products Germany.
In his new position, Mindested will be focused on developing and executing strategies for the business which will ultimately grow sales and market share for the Avery brand.