Packaging Briefs – Thursday, August 26, 2010

David Bellm

January 29, 2014

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Packaging Briefs – Thursday, August 26, 2010

Sonoco names Weller managing director of Asia Operations;
Other Asia, Australia leadership changes announced

  • Brad Weller has been promoted to division vice president and managing director, Asia, with responsibility for all of Sonoco’s industrial and consumer businesses throughout Asia. In this new position, Weller joins Sonoco’s Management Committee and reports to John Colyer, vice president, Global Industrial Products, and Rodger Fuller, vice president, Global Rigid Paper and Closures.

  • Ernest Yong has joined Sonoco as general manager, Consumer. In this position, Yong is focused on continuing to grow Sonoco’s consumer packaging sales throughout Asia. He reports to Weller and is based in Singapore.

  • Mark Chenhall has been named managing director for Sonoco’s industrial converting and consumer packaging businesses in Australia and New Zealand, reporting to Fuller. Chenhall joined Sonoco in 1987 and previously was general manager for Sonoco’s industrial and consumer businesses in Australia. He also has held management positions in sales, marketing and operations in Australia.

International Paper Chairman & CEO to speak at UBS Global Paper and Forest Products Conference
International Paper Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John V. Faraci will speak at the UBS Global Paper and Forest Products Conference in New York City on Tuesday, Sept. 14. The presentation is scheduled for 8:45 a.m. EDT, and will be followed by a question and answer session. All interested parties are invited to listen to the webcast via the company's Internet site at by clicking on the Investors tab and going to the Webcasts and Presentations page. A replay of the webcast will also be on the Web site beginning approximately three hours after the presentation.


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