Avery Dennison Corp., Mentor, OH, recently named Ronaldo Cappa De Otero Mello vice president and general manager of its Materials South America business unit.

In his new position, Mello will be responsible for the strategic development and growth initiatives of Avery Dennison’s businesses in South America. He joins Avery Dennison from Itap Bemis, the largest flexible packaging company in Latin America, where he held a number of management positions over the last 12 years, including director of its Dixie Toga Flexible Division.

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