Sonoco appoints Weeks head of investor relations

HARTSVILLE, SC, April 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sonoco SON, one of the world’s leading sustainable packaging companies, today announced the appointment of Lisa Weeks as Vice President of Investor Relations, reporting to Howard Coker, President and Chief Executive Officer. Weeks succeeds Roger Schrum, who previously announced his intention to retire after a 16-year career at Sonoco and a career spanning more than 30 years interacting with the global investment community. Schrum will stay until June to help with the transition.

“On behalf of the Sonoco family, we extend a heartfelt thank you to Roger for his many contributions over the years,” said Howard Coker, President and CEO of Sonoco. “His passion for our business, our industry and our community will be greatly missed. We wish him every success in this new chapter of his life.”

“As our new Head of Investor Relations, Lisa brings a wide range of strategy, operations and investor relations experiences that will benefit the company as we continue to communicate the vision and value of Sonoco’s continued transformation to its shareholders and the financial community,” Coker said. added.

Weeks joins Sonoco from Benchmark Electronics, Inc. BBB where she served as Senior Vice President, Head of Investor Relations and Chief Strategy Officer after holding several positions in operations and corporate development. Previously, she held positions at Line-X and Teledyne Brown Engineering. She graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and earned a Masters of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University.

About Sonoco
Founded in 1899, Sonoco SON is a global supplier of consumer, industrial, healthcare and protective packaging. With net sales of $5.6 billion in 2021, the company has 22,000 employees working in approximately 300 operations in 32 countries, serving some of the world’s best-known brands in some 85 countries. Sonoco is committed to creating sustainable products, services and programs for our customers, employees and communities that support our corporate goal of Better packaging. Better life. The company ranked first in the packaging industry on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 2022 and was included in Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies for the third consecutive year. For more information, visit www.sonoco.com.

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Contact:
Lisa Weeks 
+843-383-7524
lisa.weeks@sonoco.com

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