Charles D. "Chuck" Miller, 83, an Avery Dennison Corp. executive who led the Pasadena-based company's development of self-adhesive postage stamps and other innovative peel-and-stick labels, died Nov. 23 of complications from emphysema at his home in Pasadena.
Miller, a former salesman who was named chief executive in 1977 and chairman in 1983, also guided the firm's international expansion efforts to Asia and elsewhere in the 1990s.
Miller joined Avery Products Corp. in 1964 and worked his way up the executive ranks. When he became chairman, he succeeded the company's founder, Stanton Avery.
In 1990, Miller oversaw Avery International Inc.'s acquisition of...