ELMWOOD PARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) announced the promotion of Kenneth (Ken) P. Chrisman, formerly Vice President, Global Cushioning Solutions, to Division President, Product Care, effective immediately.
“Ken has been an integral part of Sealed Air’s success in his more than 27 years with the company. His solid history with the Product Care division, his leadership skills and knowledge of the business have earned him much respect among his peers and colleagues. I am confident in Ken’s ability to guide us on our journey to Change the Game at Sealed Air. We look forward to Ken’s leadership in our Product Care Division as we continue to Re-imagine Sealed Air together,” stated Jerome A. Peribere, Sealed Air CEO.
Most recently, Ken was responsible for leading Sealed Air’s Global Cushioning Products business, which included the development and execution of a new global marketing strategy and new product development portfolio.
Ken will report directly to Jerome Peribere and will be a member of Sealed Air’s executive leadership team. His appointment comes after an external and internal candidate search.
Along with a diverse business background, Ken has a B.S. from the US Naval Academy and an MBA from Cornell University.
About Sealed Air
Sealed Air creates a world that feels, tastes and works better. In 2013, Sealed Air generated revenue of approximately $7.7 billion by helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning and Diversey™ cleaning and hygiene solutions, ensures a safer and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world, and improves health through clean environments. Sealed Air has approximately 25,000 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com. Information on Sealed Air’s website is not incorporated into, and does not form a part of, this press release.
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