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Gerd Wichmann


Gerd Wichmann is President of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE). He is responsible for driving the business growth and strategy in the region across the company’s portfolio of packaging systems, solutions and services.

Gerd joined SEE in 1994, starting his career with Cryovac as an application engineer. After that, he held multiple positions of increased responsibility in research and development, portfolio, marketing for EMEA, as well as a general management role for the food equipment business globally. Most recently, Gerd served as Vice President & General Manager of Protective Packaging EMEA.

Gerd has a food technology engineering degree from KIN-Institute for Food Preservation Neumünster, Germany. He also completed a strategic marketing course at IMD Lausanne, Switzerland.

Gerd brings extensive knowledge of the packaging industry and deep expertise in the food and non-food businesses. His strategic thinking and business acumen are integral to lead our revenue and profit acceleration in EMEA, as well as continue SEE’s evolution to operational excellence.

Gerd, a native of Germany, is based in Switzerland and is a passionate skier and traveler.