John M. Klein

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    John M. Klein is responsible for direct material spend within the Materials Group, as well as indirect spending for the Avery Dennison corporation. He has held his current position since January of 2010. John was previously responsible for strategy, procurement, information technology and Lean Six Sigma for Label and Packaging Materials, in a position he accepted in August of 2008. Prior to joining Avery Dennison, John held several senior leadership positions with the Valspar Corporation, largely overseeing global supply chain organizations for a majority of the company’s divisions. He holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and has a bachelor of science in materials science and engineering from the University of Illinois.