EVANSVILLE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY) today announced a new business structure linked to the Company’s recent acquisition of RPC Group Plc (RPC). Berry’s business structure will now be comprised of four divisions: Consumer Packaging – International; Consumer Packaging – North America; Engineered Materials; and Health, Hygiene, and Specialties. The Company’s previous structure included three divisions: Consumer Packaging, Engineered Materials, and Health, Hygiene, and Specialties.
Berry has appointed Jean-Marc Galvez President of its Consumer Packaging – International Division, and Bill Norman President of its Consumer Packaging – North America Division. Both appointments are effective today.
“Our acquisition of RPC and new business structure will allow us to further develop our presence and best serve our customers in key geographic regions,” said Tom Salmon Berry’s Chairman and CEO. “Jean-Marc and Bill have been instrumental in developing a growth strategy promoting advantaged products in targeted markets resulting, most recently, in seven consecutive quarters of organic growth for the Consumer Packaging Division.”
Galvez moves to this position after having served as President of Berry’s Consumer Packaging Division since January 2017. From 2012-2016, he served as President -- EMEIA for the Company’s Health, Hygiene, and Specialties Division. Galvez joined the Company in 2011 as VP – Sales, Marketing and Product Development for Europe. Earlier in his career, he served as Global Commercial General Manager at Merquinsa and held various global general manager and commercial roles at Monsanto in Belgium, and Dow Chemical in Switzerland. Galvez holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie in Monpellier, France.
Norman moves to this position from his role as Berry’s EVP – Consumer Packaging Commercial Operations which he recently assumed after having served as EVP & GM Consumer Packaging Food since 2016. From 2014 – 2016, he served as President – Rigid Open Top Division. Norman joined Berry in 1993 and previously held a variety of managerial and vice president positions in areas such as accounting, finance, and commercial and strategic planning. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Southern Indiana.
Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE:BERY), headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important,’ and proudly partners with its customers to provide them with value-added protective solutions that are increasingly light-weighted and easier to recycle or reuse. The company is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative rigid, flexible, and non-woven products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. Berry, a Fortune 500 company, has over 48,000 employees and generated approximately $13 billion of sales in fiscal year 2018 on a combined pro forma basis from operations that span over 290 locations on six continents. For additional information, visit Berry’s website at berryglobal.com.