Avery Dennison has appointed Guido de Jong to the strategic new post of Global Services Manager for its Graphics and Reflective Products Division. Based in Hazerswoude, The Netherlands, Guido de Jong is briefed to develop a global platform of value-added services for converters, end users, brand owners and designers that will enhance their understanding of the possibilities of self-adhesive graphics, initiate creative thinking, and help to establish an ongoing dialogue on topics of common interest.
Prior to joining Avery Dennison in 2002, Guido de Jong’s career included postings as product designer for an international design agency, and manager of the product development department at 3M Filtration Products Europe. He has a master’s degree in industrial design from the Technical University in Delft.
In his most recent position within Avery Dennison -- Technical Services Manager, Graphics and Reflective Products Europe – Guido was responsible for the customer care department, technical support, and customer training and workshops. With his team in Hazerswoude, he also developed the online Avery Graphics Academy, launched this summer. He is looking forward to the opportunities and challenges ahead of him. ‘Self-adhesive graphics are a very broad and dynamic market today, and that market needs and deserves support at all levels to achieve the best possible aesthetics – and, of course, the most innovative results.’