Karl Deily is SVP, Chief Commercial Officer for Sealed Air. He leads the commercial organization, which includes the Food Care and Product Care businesses, and is responsible for the company’s Corporate Innovation and Sustainability strategy.
Karl joined Sealed Air in 1981, starting his career with Cryovac in research and development (R&D) working in the applications development group. After 14 years in R&D, he served in various marketing and business leadership roles for both North America and the business globally. Most recently, Karl served as President of Food Care.
Karl serves on the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina board, the National Chicken Council’s (NCC) allied leader board, and Clemson University’s Packaging Science and Food Science and Nutrition Advisory Board. In 2015, he joined the North Carolina Food Manufacturing task force and food industry needs assessment sub-committee enacted by Governor McCrory. He is also a long-term member of the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) Board and served two terms on the executive committee.
Karl received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Master of Science in Food Science from Clemson University.