Chief Executive Officer and Director Chairman of the Board
Thomas E. Salmon has been Chief Executive Officer of Berry since February 2017. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer of Berry, Mr. Salmon served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Berry since October 2016. He previously served as President of Berry’s Consumer Packaging Division from November 2015 until October 2016, President of Berry’s Rigid Closed Top Division from November 2014 until November 2015, and President of Berry’s Engineered Materials Division from 2003 until November 2014. Mr. Salmon serves on the board of directors of Old National Bank. Mr. Salmon holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Saint Bonaventure University in Western New York. Mr. Salmon’s position as our Chief Executive Officer, extensive familiarity with our Company and extensive experience in the plastics and packaging business qualify him to serve as a director of the Company. The Board unanimously elected Mr. Salmon to succeed Dr. Rich as Chairman of the Board effective February 1, 2018.