Sonoco announces that M. Jack Sanders has taken over as president and chief executive officer following his election by the company's board of directors. Sanders, 59, succeeds
"I'm extremely proud and honored to be elected to lead such a great company," says Sanders, who is only the Company's eighth CEO in its 114-year history. "Sonoco was founded on creativity, hard work, a spirit of innovation and a focus on satisfying our customers while creating value for our shareholders. We want to continue building on past successes and defining a new future for this exceptional company."
A graduate of
Sanders was elected a corporate officer and named vice president, Industrial Products,