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UNITED STATES

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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on April 22, 2021. AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION AVERY DENNISON AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION C/O BROADRIDGE CORPORATE ISSUER SOLUTIONS, INC. P.O. BOX 1342 BRENTWOOD, NY 11717 Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: February 22, 2021 Date: April 22, 2021 Time: 1:30 PM PDT Location: Meeting live via the Internet-please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AVY2021. The company will be hosting the meeting live via the Internet this year. To attend the meeting via the Internet please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AVY2021 and be sure to have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page). You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions. D30381-P49178


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— Before You Vote — How to Access the Proxy Materials Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE: 1. Notice and Proxy Statement 2. Annual Report How to View Online: Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) and visit: www.proxyvote.com. How to Request and Receive a PAPER or E-MAIL Copy: If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is NO charge for requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request: 1) BY INTERNET: www.proxyvote.com 2) BY TELEPHONE: 1-800-579-1639 3) BY E-MAIL*: sendmaterial@proxyvote.com * If requesting materials by e-mail, please send a blank e-mail with the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) in the subject line. Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. Please make the request as instructed above on or before April 8, 2021 to facilitate timely delivery. — How To Vote — Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods Vote By Internet: Before The Meeting: Go to www.proxyvote.com. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions. During The Meeting: Go to www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AVY2021. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions. Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card. D30382-P49178


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Voting Items The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following nominees: 1. Election of Directors 1a. Bradley Alford 1b. Anthony Anderson 1c. Mark Barrenechea 1d. Mitchell Butier 1e. Ken Hicks 1f. Andres Lopez 1g. Patrick Siewert 1h. Julia Stewart 1i. Martha Sullivan The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2 and 3. 2. Approval, on an advisory basis, of our executive compensation. 3. Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2021. NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof. D30383-P49178


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