Sonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, announced the start of Robert C. Tiede’s tenure as the new President and CEO of Sonoco. Tiede replaces the retiring Jack Sanders, who served as President and CEO since 2013. He is the ninth CEO of the 119-year-old company.
Robert C. Tiede said: “This is an exciting time for Sonoco as we continue to evolve our portfolio and geographic footprint in ways that help us serve our purpose, Better Packaging. Better Life. while delivering value to our shareholders, our customers and our teammates.”
Prior to being named CEO, Tiede served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Sonoco, with global leadership, sales and operating responsibility for all of the Company’s diversified consumer, industrial and protective packaging businesses.