Greif Names Larry Hilsheimer as Executive Vice President and CFO

Larry Hilsheimer

May 13, 2014 - Greif announced that Lawrence A. Hilsheimer has joined the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Hilsheimer will report directly to President and CEO David Fischer. As CFO, Hilsheimer will oversee the controller functions, treasury, investor relations, information systems, tax and internal audit.

“Larry’s demonstrated track record as a successful CFO and his extensive business expertise make him the perfect candidate to step into this critical role,” stated David Fischer, CEO.

Hilsheimer most recently served as Executive Vice President and CFO for Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG). He came to Scotts from Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. At Nationwide, Hilsheimer first served as Executive Vice President and CFO before becoming President and COO of a number of Nationwide’s operating units.

Before Nationwide, Hilsheimer spent more than 28 years at Deloitte & Touche LLP, over 20 of those years as a partner in various leadership roles, including Vice Chairman and Regional Managing Partner. Hilsheimer holds a BSBA degree from The Ohio State University and a Juris Doctor degree from Capital University Law School.

Greif produces steel, plastic, fibre, flexible, corrugated, multiwall and reconditioned containers, intermediate bulk containers, containerboard and packaging accessories. To learn more visit:

SOURCE: Greif, Inc.