Ronald Cotterman

VP Sustainability, Innovation and Strategy, Sealed Air

In his position as Vice President, Sustainability Innovation and Strategy, Ron Cotterman leads Sealed Air’s initiatives to drive innovation to create new solutions and business models that meet Sealed Air’s ambitious sustainability goals. These goals are focused on enhancing the sustainability of flexible packaging materials, scaling the introduction of new circular approaches to recycle flexible plastics, and demonstrating pathways to carbon neutrality through low-carbon strategies. His overall goal is to solve customers’ most critical packaging and sustainability challenges, while bringing benefits to society.

Ron has an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He has over 35 years of industrial experience in innovation, business development and sustainability. He currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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