EVANSVILLE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 21, 2013--
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) announced today that it has
appointed Rodgers Greenawalt, who currently serves as Executive Vice
President of Product Management for Berry Plastics’ Rigid Open Top
division, to the position of Executive Vice President – Operations.
Greenawalt assumes his new role July 1, 2013, in connection with the
retirement of Randall (Randy) Becker as the Company’s Chief Operating
Officer, who earlier this year announced his intention to retire. As EVP
- Operations, Greenawalt will provide strategic leadership for the
Company-wide Operations, Safety, Product Development, and Creative
Services teams. Becker will remain with the Company for a short period
of time to help with the transition of his operational responsibilities.
“On behalf of Berry Plastics and its Board of Directors, I extend our
sincere appreciation to Randy for his 24 years of service to the
Company,” said Jon Rich, Berry Plastics’ Chairman and CEO. “Randy’s
outstanding leadership and the contributions he made helped to build
Berry Plastics’ solid foundation.”
Rich added, “Rodgers has a well-rounded and extensive background in the
packaging industry including experience in manufacturing, supply chain,
product management, and finance. I look forward to working closely with
him as we plan the commercialization of exciting new products.”
Greenawalt joined Berry Plastics more than 17 years ago through its
acquisition of Venture Packaging. Throughout this time, he held a broad
range of management positions, most recently serving as EVP of Product
Management for the Company’s Rigid Open Top division, prior to which he
served as EVP Operations for the Company’s Rigid Closed Top division.
Greenawalt holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in
Management from Clemson University.
About Berry Plastics
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is a leading provider of value-added plastic
consumer packaging and engineered materials delivering high-quality
customized solutions to our customers with annual net sales of $4.8
billion in fiscal 2012. With world headquarters in Evansville, Indiana,
the Company’s common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange
under the ticker symbol BERY. For additional information, visit the
Company’s website at www.berryplastics.com.
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Berry Plastics Group, Inc.
Dustin Stilwell, 812-306-2964