Rodger D. Fuller
Rodger Fuller, 60 is Chief Operating Officer. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of Sonoco, overseeing all Industrial and Consumer operations globally which served customers across 36 countries as well as the Company’s Supply Management and Logistics organization. He previously served as Senior Vice President, Global Consumer Packaging, Display & Packaging and Protective Solutions. In this role, he had responsibility for all of Sonoco’s Consumer-related businesses, including Global Rigid Paper and Closures; Global Plastics; Global Flexible Packaging; Display & Packaging; and Protective Solutions.
Fuller also served as Senior Vice President, Paper/Engineered Carriers U.S./Canada and Display & Packaging. In this role, he had responsibility for the Company’s Paper and Engineered Carriers businesses, including 12 uncoated recycled paper mills, 24 recovered paper recycling facilities, 40 tube and core converting facilities and 16 wire and cable reels centers, serving customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. He also led the Company’s Display and Packaging business, which operates 25 manufacturing and packaging facilities in the United States, Mexico, Poland and Brazil.
Previously, Fuller was Group Vice President at Sonoco. He has held leadership positions in both Consumer and Industrial businesses during his 34-year career with Sonoco.
Fuller graduated from Berry College in Rome, Georgia, with a B.S. in business administration, and he received an MBA from Emory University. He is active in industry and community service organizations, including serving on the board of the Paper and Packaging Board, American Forest and Paper Association and the Hartsville United Way.
He and his wife, Helen, have two grown children and reside in Hartsville.