Market: Packaging Paper & Board
November 30, 2016
Sonoco announced several new senior leadership changes which will become effective January 3, 2017.
Robert C. Tiede has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and will have global leadership, sales and operating responsibility for all of the Company’s diversified consumer, industrial and protective packaging businesses, reporting to M. Jack Sanders, President and CEO.
Since joining Sonoco in 2004, Tiede has led all of Sonoco’s global consumer-related businesses, including Rigid Paper Containers, Flexible Packaging, Plastics and Display and Packaging. During his tenure, Sonoco’s consumer-related businesses have increased sales by approximately 90 percent and operating profits by 120 percent, as the Company’s consumer growth strategy developed broader global packaging and services capabilities.
Sonoco also announced the promotions of Vicki B. Arthur to Senior Vice President, Plastic Packaging and Protective Solutions; R. Howard Coker to Senior Vice President, Rigid Paper Containers and Paper/Engineered Carriers International; and Rodger D. Fuller to Senior Vice President, Paper/Engineered Carriers U.S./Canada and Display and Packaging. Each will report to Tiede.
Sonoco is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging, and displays and packaging supply chain services.