In his position as Vice President, Sustainability, Ron Cotterman is responsible for Sealed Air’s company-wide strategy in sustainable business practices. In this global role, Cotterman works to advance sustainability initiatives across all of Sealed Air’s business units.
His primary focus is to align customer needs, manufacturing platforms, business plans and technologies to improve sustainability of products, processes and services. 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 has over 26 years of industrial experience in technology, business development and sustainability.
Cotterman has 11 issued U.S. patents and 18 publications in refereed journals. He has been employed with Sealed Air for the last 15 years and currently resides in Greenville, South Carolina.