Adam Wood to Head Sonoco’s European Tube, Core and Paperboard Operations

Nov. 22, 2010 - Sonoco said that Adam Wood has been named division vice president and general manager of Converted Products/Paper – Europe, effective January 1, 2011.

Wood, 42, will replace Eddie Smith, who is retiring after nearly 40 years with the company.

Smith will remain with Sonoco through March 31, 2011, to help with the transition and to work on special projects.

Wood joined Sonoco in 2003 as regional sales director for the company’s European tube and core business. He then served as a regional sales manager for Sonoco’s North American tube and core business before returning to the company’s European business in 2007.

Prior to joining Sonoco, Wood served in sales management positions with Pactiv Ltd., and Tenneco in Europe. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management and holds an MBA from Bradford University School of Management.

SOURCE: Sonoco