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Avery Dennison Sr. Manager, Corporate Strategy and M7A in Mentor, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of 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 more than 30,000 employees in over 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer

Job Description

The Corporate Strategy and Development team works across Avery Dennison to define long term strategies and bring companies, technology, and talent into the company through mergers and acquisitions. The team is responsible for developing and informing the company’s strategy by identifying industry trends, and deep market and competitive analysis, as well as sourcing, negotiating, structuring, and executing impactful acquisitions. A key part of the team's value is building and maintaining relationships with potential targets, startups, VCs and bankers.

This is a unique opportunity to lead teams to assess business opportunities, develop strategies and business plans, and manage all aspects of the evaluation, acquisition and integration process. You will report to the Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development, work with senior leaders across the enterprise, and will manage all stages of the evaluation and acquisition process.

You will:

  • Partner with senior executives and functional leads to develop business strategies and identify acquisition and investment opportunities that accelerate Avery Dennison’s profitable growth strategies

  • Conduct rigorous market/competitive analysis and valuation/modeling work to provide detailed guidance and insight regarding new spaces to enter, companies and potential acquisitions

  • Lead and perform due diligence and integration efforts for acquisitions, including coordinating cross-functional teams to evaluate targets. You will also participate in the negotiation process.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with senior executives from potential target companies and stay up-to-date with competitive landscape


Successful corporate development professionals have many different backgrounds and experiences. We are looking for someone with 4-10 years of related work experience, who can be a key member of our diverse global team, lead key strategy projects and due diligence activities independently, and is passionate about generating profitable growth and innovation. If you have proven business building experience and want to grow at Avery Dennison, we'd love to talk.

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in engineering, science or finance), graduate degree (MBA or equivalent degree), 4+ years related work experience.

  • Work experience needs to include strategy (premier management consulting firm or strategy group of large corporation, investment banking) and valuation work.

  • Excellent project leadership skills in multi-functional team settings; able to lead a team without hierarchical authority against challenging deadlines.

  • Demonstrated experience in assessing markets and evaluating the attractiveness of core segments, targets and adjacencies – both quantitatively and qualitatively.

  • Significant experience in due diligence- with exposure to general business/management issues and their resolution. Integration experience preferred.

  • Able to work at all levels of the organization and represent Avery Dennison in negotiations with customers, partners, and acquisition targets.

  • Comfortable with performing a wide range of responsibilities, from thinking broadly to executing detailed tasks.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled