In his position as Vice President, Corporate Innovation and Sustainability, Ron Cotterman is responsible for driving Sealed Air’s innovation strategy to solve customers’ most critical packaging challenges. In this global role, Ron works to advance sustainability innovation across all of Sealed Air’s business units. His primary focus is to advance solutions that enhance sustainability of products, processes and services, with an overall goal to reduce waste that occurs across the entire packaging value chain.
Ron has over 30 years of industrial experience in innovation, business development and sustainability. He has 11 issued U.S. patents and 18 publications in refereed journals.
Ron has an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
He currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.