SEALED AIR - Key Persons


Alessandra Faccin

Job Titles:
  • PRESIDENT of APAC
  • President of Asia Pacific
Alessandra Faccin is President of Asia Pacific at Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE). Based in Singapore, Alessandra is responsible for driving the business and commercial strategy implementation in APAC across the company's portfolio of packaging systems, solutions and services. Alessandra has more than 20 years of experience in global industrial and manufacturing industries, with a broad financial background and direct accountability for business results and P&L performance. She has built strong business partnerships and broad multicultural experience from working in North America, Latin America, and Europe. Alessandra joined SEE in 2013 as Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis, and has held various leadership positions throughout her career with the company. She was Vice President and Treasurer from 2015 to 2017 and most recently in 2021 prior to becoming the APAC President, where she was responsible for all treasury functions including access to capital markets and capital allocation strategy. From 2018 to 2020, Alessandra led the Protective Packaging business in North America as VP and GM where she headed the company's integration of the acquisition of Automated Packaging Systems, a leading equipment company which has strengthened the SEE™ Automation growth strategy. Prior to joining SEE Alessandra led the global business finance team at The Dow Chemical Company and held various roles at Rohm and Haas where she started her career in Brazil. Alessandra received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Brazil, and an executive master's business administration degree from Universidade de São Paulo in Brazil. She has also completed various professional certification programs at The Wharton School and Villanova University in the US. Alessandra received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Brazil, and an executive master's business administration degree from Universidade de São Paulo in Brazil. She has also completed various professional certification programs at The Wharton School and Villanova University in the US.

Angel Shelton Willis - Chief Legal Officer, VP

Job Titles:
  • GENERAL COUNSEL
  • SECRETARY
  • Vice President
  • Member of the SPX Corporation Board of Directors
Angel Shelton Willis serves as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE). She oversees all aspects of the company's global legal and compliance affairs, including commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, labor and employment, intellectual property, ethics and compliance, corporate governance, and regulatory matters. She also serves as the Executive Sponsor of the SEE Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Council, a group that promotes a diverse, equitable, trusting and inclusive culture for all employees. Angel has more than 25 years of legal experience. Prior to joining SEE in 2019, she served in several leadership roles at Ingersoll Rand, including Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. In this position, she led global mergers and acquisitions, finance and restructuring, and legal affairs for Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa. Prior to Ingersoll Rand, Angel served as Corporate Counsel at Cummins Inc. and as an Associate at Ice Miller. Angel is a member of the SPX Corporation board of directors and serves on the board's nominating and governance committee. She holds a juris doctor degree from the University of Illinois, and a master of business administration and a bachelor's degree in political science and economics from Clemson University.

Brian Sullivan

Job Titles:
  • Executive Director Assistant Treasurer and Investor Relations

CHARLOTTE ATKINSON

Job Titles:
  • EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Charlotte Atkinson joined SEE in 2008. She is responsible for managing executive support for the company's CEO, Executive Team and the Board of Directors. With more than 20 years of supporting C-Suite level executives, Charlotte has a strong track record of delivering results at large, dynamic organizations. Prior to joining SEE, Charlotte's career spanned a broad range of industries at companies such as JP Morgan, Revlon, Young & Rubicam Brands (a WPP Company) and Lehman Brothers.

Christina Griffin

Job Titles:
  • Media Relations Contact

Christopher J. Stephens - CFO, SVP

Job Titles:
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
  • Senior Vice President
Christopher J. Stephens, Jr. is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE). He leads the company's finance organization and is responsible for all business systems and shared services globally across functions. Christopher has more than 30 years of experience in leadership roles in the aerospace, industrial, and manufacturing sectors. Prior to joining SEE, he served as SVP and CFO for 11 years at Barnes Group, a global provider of engineered products, technologies and solutions for the aerospace, transportation, manufacturing, automation, health care, and packaging industries. Prior to Barnes Group, he held leadership positions at Fortune 500 companies, including Honeywell, The Boeing Company, Allied Signal, and Ingersoll Rand. Christopher is a certified public accountant. He is a member of the Fairfield University Dolan School of Business advisory board and serves as vice chair of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation CFO Council. He holds a master of business administration from Virginia Tech Pamplin School of Business and a bachelor's degree in accounting from King's College.

Edward (Ted) Doheny II - CEO, President

Job Titles:
  • CEO
  • PRESIDENT
Ted is transforming SEE to become a world-class digital company that provides sustainable packaging solutions. Under Ted's leadership, SEE has pledged to design or advance 100% of their packaging materials to be recyclable or reusable by 2025, and set a bolder goal to reach net-zero carbon emissions in their global operations by 2040. He is also committed to a diverse workforce and inclusive culture and sponsored the company's first public Diversity, Equity and Inclusion pledge. Ted received a bachelor's degree in engineering at Cornell University (a Cornell National Scholar) and has a master's degree in management from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management. He started as an entrepreneur with a successful produce business in St. Louis that funded his early education. Ted holds multiple patents for his inventions across various industries. He serves on the board of directors for Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN), the National Association of Manufacturers and the Alliance to End Plastic Waste.

Edward L. Doheny II

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • Executive Committee

Elizabeth M. Adefioye

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Member of the Organization and Compensation Committee
  • Chief People Officer of Emerson Electric Co
  • Executive Committee
Ms. Adefioye has served as Chief People Officer of Emerson Electric Co. since November 2021, where she leads a newly consolidated human resources function, including accountability for culture, employee experience, end-to-end talent management, diversity, equity and inclusion, acquisition integration, organization development and effectiveness, total rewards and Digital HR. Prior to joining Emerson Electric Co., Ms. Adefioye was Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Ingredion Incorporated, a global ingredients solutions provider, from March 2018 to October 2021, and Vice President Human Resources, North America and Global Specialties of Ingredion, from September 2016 to March 2018. She also held previous HR leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson and Novartis Consumer Health. Ms. Adefioye earned her Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Lagos State University and Post Graduate degree in Human Resources from University of Westminster. Ms. Adefioye brings to Sealed Air her extensive experience and global perspective as a human resources leader and business partner. Her ability to drive culture and business transformation is valuable to Sealed Air. Director since 2022 Member of the Organization and Compensation Committee

Emile Chammas - COO, SVP

Job Titles:
  • CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
  • Senior Vice President
  • SEE in 2010 As Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer
Emile Chammas is Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE). Emile is responsible for driving performance across all areas of our business and is an integral part in driving forward a fully digitally powered business. To advance this aim, he is transforming every plant, office, and facility to drive the SEE™ Operating Engine and accelerate growth. Emile joined SEE in 2010 as Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer. In 2019, the CEO of SEE also named him Chief Transformation Officer and he was asked to lead the company's Reinvent SEE business transformation by building a culture of continuous improvement and tackling the changing needs of the marketplace. Emile has proven experience leading operations and managing the complex SEE supply chain and IT organization across the globe. Prior to joining SEE, Emile held executive leadership positions at Wrigley and Procter & Gamble, leading teams throughout Europe, North America and the globe. He is known for intersecting his deep industry knowledge with building dynamic talent within companies. Emile excels at developing solutions for even the toughest challenges within all areas of our business. Emile has a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Vanderbilt University. Emile is originally from Lebanon and speaks Dutch, English, French, Lebanese and is currently learning Italian.

Françoise Colpron

Job Titles:
  • Independent Director
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • Group President, North America of Valeo SA
Ms. Colpron is Group President, North America of Valeo SA, responsible for the activities of the group in the United States, Mexico and Canada since 2008. She joined Valeo in 1998 in the legal department and has had several roles, first as Legal Director for the Climate Control branch in Paris, and most recently as General Counsel for North and South America from 2005 to 2015. Before joining Valeo, Ms. Colpron began her career as a lawyer at Ogilvy Renault in Montreal, Canada (now part of the Norton Rose Group). Ms. Colpron's global business experience includes prior work assignments in Europe, Asia and North America. Ms. Colpron earned a Civil Law degree in 1992 from the University of Montreal, Canada. She was admitted to the Quebec bar in 1993 and to the Michigan bar in 2003. In 2020, Ms. Colpron was recognized by Automotive News as one of the "100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry" and, in 2016, by Crain's Detroit Business as one of the "100 Most Influential Women in Michigan," a list that includes leaders in business, academia, nonprofits and public policy. Ms. Colpron was inducted into the French Légion d'Honneur in 2015.

Gerd Wichmann

Job Titles:
  • PRESIDENT of EMEA
  • President of Europe
Gerd Wichmann is President of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE). He is responsible for driving the business growth and strategy in the region across the company's portfolio of packaging systems, solutions and services. Gerd joined SEE in 1994, starting his career with Cryovac as an application engineer. After that, he held multiple positions of increased responsibility in research and development, portfolio, marketing for EMEA, as well as a general management role for the food equipment business globally. Most recently, Gerd served as Vice President & General Manager of Protective Packaging EMEA. Gerd has a food technology engineering degree from KIN-Institute for Food Preservation Neumünster, Germany. He also completed a strategic marketing course at IMD Lausanne, Switzerland. Gerd brings extensive knowledge of the packaging industry and deep expertise in the food and non-food businesses. His strategic thinking and business acumen are integral to lead our revenue and profit acceleration in EMEA, as well as continue SEE's evolution to operational excellence. Gerd, a native of Germany, is based in Switzerland and is a passionate skier and traveler.

Harry A. Lawton III

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • Member of the Organization and Compensation Committee
  • Independent Director / Audit Committee

Henry R. Keizer - Chairman

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Board
  • Chairman of the Executive Committee
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Member of the Organization and Compensation Committee
  • Independent Director / Audit Committee / Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Mr. Keizer formerly served as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG, the U.S.-based and largest individual member firm of KPMG International, or KPMGI, a role from which he retired in December 2012. KPMGI is a professional services organization that provides audit, tax and advisory services in 152 countries. Mr. Keizer previously held a number of key leadership positions throughout his 35 years at KPMG, including Global Head of Audit from 2006 to 2010 and U.S. Vice Chairman of Audit from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Keizer is a director of GrafTech International Ltd., where he serves as a member of the audit committee and the nominating and corporate governance committee. He is a trustee of BlackRock Multi-Asset Fund Complex. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., where he also chaired the audit committee and served on the financing committee and the nominating and governance committee, until June 2021; as a director and audit committee chair of WABCO Holdings Inc. until May 2020; as a director of MUFG Americas Holdings, Inc. and MUFG Union Bank, a financial and bank holding company until 2016; and as a director of Montpelier Re Holdings, Ltd., a global property and casualty reinsurance company until July 2015. Mr. Keizer was also a director of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants from 2008 to 2011. Mr. Keizer holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, summa cum laude, from Montclair State University, New Jersey. Mr. Keizer has significant management, operating and leadership skills gained as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG and as a director of multiple public and private companies. Mr. Keizer, a certified public accountant, has extensive knowledge and understanding of financial accounting, internal control over financial reporting and auditing standards from his many years of experience and key leadership positions he held with KPMG. Mr. Keizer also has over four decades of diverse industry perspective gained through advising companies engaged in manufacturing, banking, insurance, consumer products, retail, technology and energy, providing him with perspective on the issues facing major companies and the evolving global business environment. Mr. Keizer's extensive leadership experience at KPMG provides the Board with expertise in risk management and oversight over our domestic and international operations. Director since 2017

Jannick Thomsen

Job Titles:
  • VP, CHIEF PEOPLE & DIGITAL OFFICER
Jannick Thomsen became Sealed Air's (NYSE: SEE) first Vice President, Chief People and Digital Officer in February of 2022. Jannick is responsible for inspiring an inclusive, caring, high-performance culture for the company's 18,000 employees. As part of the company's transformation to world-class, he is leading a digital strategy to enhance the culture and create a world-class employee experience that attracts and retains best-in-class talent at SEE. Jannick is leading SEE's progress toward its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion pledge. He also oversees multiple global functions, including Human Resources, Business Process Improvement and Communications and Impact. Prior to SEE, Jannick was a Partner at McKinsey & Company, where he focused on driving growth and digital transformation for private equity owned and publicly listed companies in North America, Europe and Asia. Before this, he worked in the finance and investment sector where he spent time at the largest investment bank in Scandinavia. Jannick has a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's degree in finance and accounting from Copenhagen Business School. He graduated at the top of his class and placed third out of more than 300 MBA teams at the 2005 Thunderbird Global Innovation Challenge. Jannick was born in Denmark and is fluent in Danish and English.

Jerry R. Whitaker

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Independent Director
  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • Member of the Organization and Compensation Committee
  • Director of Matthews International Corporation
Mr. Whitaker worked at Eaton Corporation, a global manufacturer of highly engineered products, as President of Electrical Sector Americas, until his retirement in June 2011, as President of Power Components & Systems Group from 2004 through 2009, and in various other management positions from 1994 to 2004. Prior to joining Eaton Corporation, Mr. Whitaker spent 22 years with Westinghouse Electric Corp. Mr. Whitaker currently serves as a director of Matthews International Corporation, where he is the chair of the nominating and corporate governance committee and a member of the executive committee and the audit committee. Mr. Whitaker also serves on the advisory board for The Syracuse University School of Engineering. Mr. Whitaker received a Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University and a Master of Business Administration degree from George Washington University. Mr. Whitaker's extensive experience and knowledge as an executive in global manufacturing industries are valuable resources to Sealed Air. Director since 2012

Kevin Berryman

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • Independent Director / Audit Committee
  • President and Chief Financial Officer for Jacobs
Mr. Berryman is President and Chief Financial Officer for Jacobs with leadership responsibility for all aspects of corporate finance including accounting, investor relations, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, global business services, tax, information technology and real estate functions. In addition, he also oversees corporate communications, internal audit, enterprise business services and digital information technology. He serves as Executive Sponsor for PlanBeyond, Jacobs' global sustainable business strategy, and represents Jacobs as a founding member of the United Nations Global Compact CFO Coalition for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Previously, Mr. Berryman was EVP and CFO at International Flavors and Fragrances Inc., an S&P 500 company and global creator of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products. Prior to that he worked at Nestlé for 25 years where he held various financial and operational roles including Treasury, M&A, Strategic Planning and CFO of Nestle's largest acquisition, Ralston Purina. Mr. Berryman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Occidental College and a Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he serves as a board member for the Center for Global Management. He is also a member of the board of PA Consulting Group. With more than 40 years of professional experience in strategy, finance and operations, he brings a track record of financial leadership and successful business transformations to the board. Director since 2022

Louise Lagache

Job Titles:
  • Investor

Sergio Pupkin

Job Titles:
  • Senior Vice President and Chief Growth and Strategy Officer
  • SVP, CHIEF GROWTH STRATEGY OFFICER
Sergio Pupkin is Senior Vice President and Chief Growth and Strategy Officer for Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE). Sergio is responsible for global strategy, mergers and acquisitions, marketing, integrated brand communications, and digital business including e-commerce and SealedAir.com. He leads the company's sustainability, research and development organizations, ensuring innovation continues to serve as a key driver for growth while creating value for stakeholders and society. In his role, Sergio works closely with executive teams across the globe from the inception of strategy to successful execution of initiatives and investments. Sergio joined the leadership team in 2016 following a career of more than 20 years at Diversey, a global provider of hygiene and cleaning solutions. In his previous position, Sergio served as Global Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Diversey Care. Sergio's strategic foresight and experience has been forged over multiple international assignments in marketing, sales, and general management including Latin America, Mexico, and EMEA with positions of increasing responsibility at local, regional, and global levels, providing him with multicultural perspectives from around the world. Over his career he has led multiple transformational programs, strategic investments, and divestitures. Sergio received his degree in business administration and marketing cum laude from the Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina.

Suzanne B. Rowland

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
  • Independent Director / Audit Committee / Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Ms. Rowland is the former Group Vice President, Industrial Specialties, at Ashland Global Holdings, Inc., a position she held from June 2016 through March 2019 during the final phase of Ashland's transformation from a holding company to a specialty chemicals company. Prior to joining Ashland, Ms. Rowland held senior executive positions at Tyco International including Vice President and General Manager, Fire Products and Vice President, Business Excellence, Flow Control. Previously, she worked at Rohm and Haas for over 20 years, where she served in senior executive roles including Vice President, Procurement and Vice President & Global Business Director, Adhesives. Ms. Rowland currently serves on the board of L.B. Foster Company, where she is chair of the nomination and governance committee; and on the board of James Hardie Industries, plc., where she serves on the audit committee. Ms. Rowland previously served on the board of SPX Flow, Inc. from 2018 to April 2022, where she was chair of the compensation and human capital management committee and a member of the audit committee and nominating, governance and sustainability committee. Ms. Rowland received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science degree in business studies from the London Business School. Ms. Rowland's extensive operational and leadership experience in global industrial material and equipment markets provides valuable insight into strategic and operational issues for Sealed Air. Her knowledge of lean principles, strategic sourcing, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance are also beneficial assets to the Board. Director since 2020

Ted Doheny - CEO, COO, President

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Member of the Executive Committee
  • President
  • Director of Eastman Chemical Corporation
Ted Doheny is President and CEO of Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE). Ted has more than 30 years of global experience leading industrial companies through business transformations with a focus on innovation, operational excellence, and digital connectivity. Prior to SEE, he was CEO of Joy Global and before this the President of Industrial Technologies and Air Solutions at Ingersoll Rand Corporation. Mr. Doheny is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sealed Air. Mr. Doheny joined Sealed Air as Chief Operating Officer and CEO-Designate and a director in September 2017. He became President and CEO effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Doheny previously served at Joy Global Inc. since 2006, where he was President and Chief Executive Officer and a director from December 2013 through May 2017. Prior to joining Joy Global, Mr. Doheny had a 21-year career with Ingersoll-Rand Co., where he held a series of senior executive positions of increasing responsibility, including President of Industrial Technologies from 2003 to 2005 and President of the Air Solutions Group from 2000 to 2003. Mr. Doheny currently serves as a director of Eastman Chemical Corporation, where he serves on the audit, the finance and the environmental, safety and sustainability committees. From 2012 to 2019, Mr. Doheny served as a director of John Bean Technologies Corporation, where he served on the compensation and the nominating and governance committees. Mr. Doheny earned a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Cornell University and a Master of Science degree in Management from Purdue University's Krannert School of Management. Mr. Doheny brings more than 30 years of experience leading global manufacturers of highly mechanized equipment and systems, including a keen focus on solutions, service and operational excellence and a proven ability to drive profitable innovation-based growth strategies. Director since 2017 Member of the Executive Committee

TOBIAS GRASSO

Job Titles:
  • PRESIDENT of the AMERICAS
Tobias Grasso is President of the Americas at Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE). He is responsible for business and commercial strategy implementation and regional results. Tobias began his career at SEE in 2015 and managed the company's food packaging business as Vice President of Latin America and then President of North America. With more than 30 years of management experience in farming, processing, exports, imports, and the commercialization of food and agricultural products, Tobias now leads a team focused on increasing commercial productivity and ensuring customer value. Prior to joining SEE, Tobias served as President of Mosaic Brazil for The Mosaic Company, a leading integrated producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash. There he led the strategic growth of the company in South America, including the acquisition of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company's fertilizer distribution business in Brazil and Paraguay. Tobias started his career at Cargill, one of the world's top producers and distributors of agricultural products, and spent 18 years at the company ultimately serving in several management and leadership positions in the food, agriculture, and beverage businesses. He served as Vice President of the Brazilian National Fertilizer Association from 2014 to 2015 and as a Board Member for Fertifos and Fosfertil Fertilizantes from 2005 to 2008. Tobias is a graduate of Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Brazil with a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing and finance and has Harvard Business School Agribusiness Seminar certification.

Zubaid Ahmad

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Founder and Managing Partner of Caravanserai Partners LLC
  • Independent Director / Audit Committee / Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Mr. Ahmad is the Founder and Managing Partner of Caravanserai Partners LLC, a merchant banking firm focused on M&A and sovereign advisory, strategic capital raising, and private equity transactions, which he established in 2017. Previously, Mr. Ahmad served at Citigroup Inc., where he was Vice Chairman, Institutional Clients Group, since joining the firm in 2010, and held a number of senior leadership roles, including Co-Head of Global Asset Managers group from 2016 to 2017 and Chief Operating Officer of the Global Corporate and Investment Banking division. Before Citigroup, Mr. Ahmad held senior roles at Standard Chartered, J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse, among other firms. He also serves as a Senior Advisor (US) for CPP Investments, a global investment organization that invests the assets of Canada Pension Plan. Mr. Ahmad received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Georgetown University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University. Mr. Ahmad brings more than 35 years of global experience in corporate and investment banking having served corporate, asset management and government clients. His strong background in global financial and investment markets, as well as his understanding of finance and accounting, are of great value to the Board. Director since 2020