Sonoco Names Philippe Guillemot to Board of Directors
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Guillemot, 58, was chief operating officer of
“With approximately 20 percent of Sonoco’s sales emanating from our consumer and industrial packaging businesses in Europe, we are extremely pleased to add an experienced senior executive to our board who understands the changing European and global markets,” said Harris DeLoach, Sonoco’s executive chairman.
Guillemot graduated from École Nationale Supérieure des Mines in Nancy, France; and received an MBA from
With his addition to the board, Sonoco has 13 board members. Guillemot is an independent board member and assumes the seat vacated by Ed Lawton, who recently resigned for personal reasons after 17 years on the board.
Founded in 1899, Sonoco is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging and display and packaging supply chain services. With annualized net sales of approximately
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