Sonoco Names Jim Brown Div. VP/GM South America
Jan. 5, 2009 - Sonoco has promoted Jim W. Brown to division vice president and general manager, South America, effective immediately.
Brown joined Sonoco in 1985 as a production worker and moved his way up through the Company including holding several operating management positions in both the Company’s industrial and consumer businesses. He became country manager in Brazil in 2002 and was promoted to general manager, South America in 2005. He holds a B.S. degree in industrial technology from Western Washington University.