“I am pleased to announce that the independent directors of our Board have elected Patrick as lead director and I look forward to his continued focus on our culture of integrity and strong governance,” said Mitch Butier, chairman, president and CEO. “I also want to thank David for more than 20 years of board service. He has been an influential leader throughout his tenure, and we have benefited tremendously from his commitment to the company.”
Siewert currently serves as the managing director and partner of The Carlyle Group. He was first appointed to Avery Dennison’s Board in April 2005, and is currently serving as chair of the board’s Audit and Finance Committee. Pyott was first appointed to Avery Dennison’s Board in November 1999, becoming lead independent director in 2010.