AVERY DENNISON RFID, Flowery Branch, GA, USA – Robert G. van Schoonenberg has resigned from his position as secretary for the company, as well as from his position as executive vice president and chief legal officer. These changes were effective as of December 31, 2008, the date of his retirement. The company also announced that the board of directors has elected Susan C. Miller as secretary. Miller is also continuing in her position as senior vice president and general counsel. Maggie Bidlingmaier has been promoted to director, global sales and marketing.