In his position as Vice President, Sustainability, Ron Cotterman is responsible for Sealed Air’s company-wide sustainability strategy. In this global role, Ron leads initiatives in operational excellence, delivering customer value, and partnering across the value chain. He is driving progress toward 2020 Sustainability Goals that demonstrate Sealed Air’s vision to create a better way for life.
Ron actively collaborates with a range of organizations including the World Wildlife Fund, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Doctors without Borders, Sustainable Packaging Coalition, Ameripen, and Europen. He is a lecturer at Furman University and a member of the advisory board of Michigan State University.
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 30 years of industrial experience in technology innovation, business development and sustainability. He has been employed with Sealed Air for the last 18 years.