Leadership appointments position SEE for faster digital transformation and growth
SEE (NYSE: SEE) today announced two key senior leadership appointments. Effective February 22, 2022, Jannick Thomsen will join the company as its first Chief People + Digital Officer, reporting to President & CEO Ted Doheny. Emile Chammas has been named Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer effective immediately.
“We’re making bold moves to build a world-class digital company,” said Ted Doheny, SEE’s President & CEO. “Jannick and Emile are respected leaders who deliver results. From our people to our customers to our operations, each will play a leading role in driving a digitally powered business that produces strong performance.”
Thomsen will join SEE from McKinsey & Company where he is a Partner for the Advanced Industries practice. He has also worked in finance and investment in Denmark. Thomsen holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in finance and accounting from Copenhagen Business School.
“Jannick is well-known at SEE and other world-class companies for his expertise in digital transformation and growth,” said Doheny. “This is an exciting step to accelerate our future to a world-class, digitally driven company, automating sustainable packaging solutions with a people-first approach to make it happen.”
Chammas joined SEE in 2010 and most recently served as Senior Vice President, Chief Transformation & Manufacturing/Supply Chain Officer. Prior to this, he held leadership positions at Wrigley and Procter & Gamble. Chammas has an engineering degree from Vanderbilt University and a master’s degree in engineering from M.I.T.
“Emile has demonstrated strong leadership– keeping our people safe and delivering for our customers during an unprecedented time for SEE and the world,” said Doheny. “Working with our three regional presidents, Emile will continue to drive performance of our SEE Operating Engine and accelerate growth through automation, digital and sustainability.”
Thomsen will succeed current VP & Chief Human Resources Officer Susan Edwards, who will retire at the end of March.
“Susan has been instrumental in transforming our business and culture and bringing our purpose to life. All of us at SEE wish her the very best in her well-deserved retirement,” said Doheny.
Sealed Air (NYSE: SEE) is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges, and to make our world better than we found it. Our automated packaging solutions systems create a safer, more resilient and less wasteful global food supply chain, enable e-commerce, and protect goods transported worldwide.
Our globally recognized brands include CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging, AUTOBAG® brand automated systems, BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, and SEE™ Touchless Automation™ solutions.
SEE’s Operating Model, along with our industry-leading expertise in materials, engineering and technology, create value through more sustainable, automated, and digitally connected packaging solutions.
We are leading the packaging industry to create a more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable future and have pledged to design or advance 100% of our packaging materials to be recyclable or reusable by 2025, and a bolder goal to reach net-zero carbon emissions in our global operations by 2040. Our Global Impact Report highlights how we are shaping the future of the packaging industry. We are also committed to a diverse workforce and inclusive culture through our 2025 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion pledge.
SEE generated $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 117 countries/territories. To learn more, visit sealedair.com.
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