Belcher joined Banta in 1994 as president and chief operating officer. Prior to Banta, Belcher was with Avery Dennison Corporation for more than 20 years culminating in senior group vice president, worldwide office products.
Prior to joining Banta, Mr. Belcher was Senior Group Vice President of Avery Dennison Corporation, Pasadena, California. He joined Avery in 1972 and became General Manager, Resale Division, in 1974, and Vice President and General Manager of Avery’s Industrial Division in 1975. In 1977 Mr. Belcher began a five-year executive assignment with Avery’s European operations, serving first in Marlow, England, as Vice President and General Manager overseeing Avery’s European converting companies. He was promoted to Group Vice President, Material Group, based in Leiden, Holland, with responsibility for all international operations including Europe, South America, South Africa and Australia. Mr. Belcher returned to California in 1982 as Group Vice President of Avery’s office products group. He was promoted to Senior Group Vice President in 1990.