Avery Dennison names Pankaj Bhardwaj VP Marketing, Asia Pacific
Avery Dennison announces the appointment of Pankaj Bhardwaj to the position of Vice President, Marketing, Asia Pacific, for the company’s Label and Packaging Materials (LPM) business, effective 1 June 2021.
Pankaj has more than 20 years of progressive experience in sales, marketing, key account management, and business management. Before joining Avery Dennison in 2012, he has worked for Asian Paints, 3M, and AkzoNobel in various capacities. He recently held the position of Vice President and General Manager for the South Asia LPM business at Avery Dennison. He is a management graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Chemistry.
As the region’s marketing lead for Avery Dennison’s largest business unit, Bhardwaj will be responsible for defining the strategic direction for product portfolios, sustainability, and innovation. He will also identify and drive new growth platforms while fostering collaboration across the industry. He will be based out of Singapore.
Avery Dennison Corporation is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in designing and manufacturing a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 32,000 employees in more than 50 countries, including India.