Tuesday, October 9, 2018
CHARLOTTE, NC – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) announced today that Hal Lawton has been elected to the Company’s Board of Directors as an independent director, effective January 1, 2019.
Lawton currently serves as president of Macy’s where he is responsible for all aspects of the Macy’s brand, including merchandising, marketing, stores, operations, technology and strategy. Previously, Lawton oversaw all aspects of eBay’s Americas business unit. Prior to eBay, he spent 10 years at Home Depot and five years at McKinsey & Company. Lawton holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from North Carolina State University and his MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.
“We are pleased to welcome Hal to the Sealed Air board,” said Ted Doheny, president and CEO of Sealed Air. “As a current president with keen perspective and leadership guiding and developing dynamic businesses, Hal’s experience in e-commerce and retail industries will greatly benefit our company.”
About Sealed Air
Sealed Air Corporation is a knowledge-based company focused on packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions and Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning, enable a safer and less wasteful food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.5 billion in sales in 2017 and has approximately 15,000 employees who serve customers in 122 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.