Roland Simon

Vice President Global Procurement and Corporate Sustainability, Avery Dennison

Roland Simon is responsible for strategy and management of the Label and Graphic Materials Group global spend for both direct and indirect materials.

Prior to Avery Dennison, Roland held the CPO position at Ferro Corporation for four years after spending 23 years at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in a variety of manufacturing and procurement positions in Asia and throughout Europe.

Roland earned his bachelor’s degree in Physics-Engineering from Washington & Lee University and a master’s of business administration from the Durham Business School.

Roland joined Avery Dennison in 2011 and is based in Mentor, Ohio.

My Sessions

Getting from vision to action in sustainable purchasing means tackling the tough challenges of measuring supplier performance, shaping new business behaviors, and motivating enduring improvements in sustainability practices. This session will present case examples of the ways in which sustainability ratings have been put into practice to engage buyers and suppliers through a standardized assessment … read more >>

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