Sonoco Names M. Jack Sanders as President and COO
Dec. 3, 2010 - Sonoco said that M. Jack Sanders, 57, has been named president and chief operating officer, effective immediately.
A 1976 graduate of Louisiana State University with a B.S. in finance, Sanders joined Sonoco in 1987 as national sales and marketing manager, Wire and Cable Reels. In 1991, he was named general manager for Sonoco’s Protective Packaging division and was promoted to division vice president and general manager of Protective Packaging in 1998.
In 2001, Sanders was elected a corporate officer and named vice president, Industrial Products, North America. He was subsequently named vice president, Global Industrial Products in 2005, senior vice president in 2006 and executive vice president in 2008. Prior to this promotion, Sanders has served as executive vice president, Global Consumer, since January 2010.