Sonoco Appoints Two in Consumer Packaging Operations
June 26, 2007 - Sonoco today announced two appointments in its global consumer packaging manufacturing operations.
Alan Hutchins has been appointed to the new position of division vice president, global operations - Consumer Packaging. Hutchins will have responsibility for Sonoco's global consumer packaging manufacturing operations including interfacing with its newly acquired Matrix Packaging division. Hutchins has worked in various capacities at Sonoco for 20 years, most recently as vice president, operations - Rigid Paper and Plastics - North America.
Jim Lassiter has joined Sonoco as director of manufacturing, Rigid Paper and Plastics - North America. Lassiter, a former Sonoco employee, first started with the Company in 1987. He has served in various manufacturing positions with the High Density Film Products and Packaging Services divisions. Lassiter's most recent position with Sonoco was director of manufacturing, High Density Film Products. That business was purchased by Hilex Poly in December 2003.