Howard Coker
Howard Coker, Sonoco President & CEO

A Team Focused on Better Packaging. Better Life.

Strategy

Sonoco’s strategic priorities include simplifying our portfolio into fewer, but bigger businesses and aligning our business structure with our talented and diverse workforce. We are committed to further growth and productivity improvement in parallel with achieving our sustainability goals.

Innovation

We combine the industry's broadest portfolio of packaging formats and services, a deep technical expertise in packaging design, testing and material science to develop products that help build our customers’ brands and aid in supply chain efficiencies.

Collaboration

At Sonoco, diverse backgrounds, experiences and talents come together as a team to realize new opportunities and unlock operational excellence.

Howard Coker

Howard Coker

President and CEO

Howard Coker

President and CEO

"Our purpose, Better Packaging. Better Life., means that when we do our job by making the best packaging in the world, we directly improve the lives of our employees, customers, shareholders, suppliers, and communities. This vision drives our team to align our business strategy around our talented and diverse workforce to drive growth in parallel with achieving our sustainability goals."
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Rob Dillard

Rob Dillard

Chief Financial Officer

Rob Dillard

Chief Financial Officer

“Sonoco’s global leadership team has a great opportunity to leverage our unique culture, dedicated talent and strong asset base to execute our strategy to focus our portfolio and improve performance through foundational improvement in operational and commercial execution.”
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Rodger Fuller

Rodger Fuller

Chief Operating Officer

Rodger Fuller

Chief Operating Officer

"I most enjoy visiting our Sonoco teammates across the globe, communicating the Sonoco mission individually and to teams, and asking for feedback to develop an understanding of what we can do to support our people’s efforts to grow and drive operational improvements in all aspects of our company."
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John Florence, Jr.

John Florence, Jr.

General Counsel, Secretary and VP, Tubes and Cores U.S./Canada

John Florence, Jr.

General Counsel, Secretary and VP, Tubes and Cores U.S./Canada

"People Build Businesses. Those are not just words at Sonoco. It is our founding principle, and it is the secret of our success. Sonoco is an incredibly innovative Company. We’ve been around for almost 125 years, but we look very different today than we did even yesterday, and we continue to evolve every single day. The one constant in all of it is our people-first culture. It sets us apart and gives us a distinct competitive advantage, and it is the reason I love this Company."
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Anne Marie Lopiccolo

Anne Marie Lopiccolo

Chief Human Resources Officer

Anne Marie Lopiccolo

Chief Human Resources Officer

"There are no half-hearted commitments at Sonoco. We drive consistent results across all areas of the organization. This is especially true in our focus on developing our teams and promoting our Diversity and Inclusion initiatives. We believe that when employees enjoy what they do and who they do it with, you have a culture of belonging that attracts and retains a diverse and engaged workforce."
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Elizabeth Rhue

Elizabeth Rhue

VP of Global Environmental, Sustainability, & Technical Services

Elizabeth Rhue

VP of Global Environmental, Sustainability, & Technical Services

"We have such a great culture of doing the right thing, striking a balance between what’s good for the business, what’s good for our associates, and good for the environment. We have demonstrated this through many ongoing efforts, including investment in renewable energy, water reduction, responsible management of raw materials and waste, and our efforts around designing for sustainability across our product portfolio."
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Lisa Weeks

Lisa Weeks

VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs

Lisa Weeks

VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs

"I love sharing the great story of Sonoco’s vision of Better Packaging. Better Life. This purpose impacts all aspects of our strategy, from delivering value to our shareholders to positively impacting our communities to developing our employee benefits and programs."
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People

Diversity & Inclusion

Sonoco's global Diversity & Inclusion Council sponsors and guides programming and activities designed to foster education, awareness, and communication. It's all part of our commitment to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment at Sonoco.

Diversity & Inclusion Council