Thursday, March 28, 2019
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) has nominated Françoise Colpron for election to the Company’s Board of Directors at Sealed Air’s 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. With her election, the Board will have nine members, eight of whom are independent.
Ms. Colpron, 48, is Valeo North America President. Valeo is an automotive supplier and technology company that provides innovative products and systems that help reduce CO2 emissions and advance autonomous and connected driving. Ms. Colpron oversees Valeo’s activities in the United States, Mexico and Canada. She has served as Valeo North America President since 2008 and joined the company in 1998 in the legal department where she first served as Legal Director for the Climate Control branch in Paris, France, and as General Counsel for North and South America from 2005 to 2015.
“We are excited for Francoise’s nomination to the Board. She is a highly qualified leader and brings a wealth of global business and operational experience to our Board,” said Ted Doheny, President and CEO of Sealed Air. “We are confident Francoise will make immediate contributions to support our efforts as we continue on our path to Reinvent SEE and drive earnings power.”
Ms. Colpron was recognized twice by Automotive News as one of the “100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry.” In 2016, Crain’s Detroit Business named her one of the “100 Most Influential Women in Michigan,” a list that includes leaders in business, academia, nonprofits and public policy.
About Sealed Air
Sealed Air partners with customers to solve their most critical packaging challenges with innovative solutions that leave our world, environment, and communities better than we found them. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands includes Cryovac® food packaging and Bubble Wrap® protective packaging which respectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.7 billion in sales in 2018 and has approximately 15,500 employees who serve customers in 123 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.
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