CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SEE (NYSE: SEE) today announced the appointment of Elizabeth Adefioye to its Board of Directors. This appointment expands SEE’s Board to 10 directors.
Ms. Adefioye currently serves as Chief People Officer at Emerson (NYSE: EMR), a global technology and engineering company providing innovative, sustainable solutions for customers in industrial, commercial and residential markets. In this role, she is responsible for driving the transformation of Emerson’s culture and people in support of its ambitious business objectives.
Prior to Emerson, Ms. Adefioye served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Ingredion. She also held previous HR leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson and Novartis Consumer Health.
“I am delighted to support a purpose-led, values-driven organization that is advancing sustainability progress in such a meaningful way,” Ms. Adefioye said. “I look forward to joining SEE’s high-caliber team to collaborate on their important work.”
Ms. Adefioye holds a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Lagos State University, a postgraduate degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Westminster in London and a diploma in Building Leadership Capability and Leadership in Action from Glasgow Caledonian University.
Ms. Adefioye was named to the “2021 Elite 100 Extraordinary Black Women” for her role in addressing systemic racism in the workplace, building morale and sustaining profitable bottom lines. She was also named among the “Most Powerful Women in Corporate America” in 2019 by Black Enterprise and was a 2018 recipient of the “Women Worth Watching Awards” by Profiles in Diversity Journal.
“Elizabeth’s leadership in transforming global, people-oriented industrial organizations will be invaluable to our journey to become a people-first, digitally-driven company automating sustainable packaging solutions,” said Ted Doheny, President & CEO of SEE.
Sealed Air (NYSE: SEE) is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges, and to make our world better than we find it. Our automated packaging solutions systems help promote 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, together 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 in creating 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, with 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 $5.5 billion in sales in 2021 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 114 countries/territories. To learn more, visit sealedair.com.
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