VP, Research and Development, Label and Graphic Materials at Avery Dennison
Pascale Wautelet leads the global R&D network, including oversight of our seven regional R&D centers and teams. In this position Pascale provides vision and innovation direction to a team of 300 + scientists, and drives an innovative pipeline of products and solutions for the Label and Graphic Materials business. Pascale joined Avery Dennison in 2017 after more than 20 years of domestic and international experience across multiple functions in the chemical/petrochemical/plastic industry, including flexible packaging and labeling. Prior to joining the company, Pascale was Global Technology Director at Jindal Films, overseeing corporate innovation and research and development across Europe and North America. Prior to that, she worked 17 years for ExxonMobil where she held multiple leadership positions of increasing responsibilities in Operations, R&D and Sales. Pascale earned her PhD in Materials and Polymer Chemistry and Physics, and received a master’s degree in Polymer Chemistry from the University Louis Pasteur of Strasbourg, France. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Chemistry from the University of Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium.