Mr. Haudrich will develop and execute the company’s investor relations strategy, serving as the primary interface between management and investors. He succeeds
, who has been named a vice president and sales category leader with O-I’s North American glass team. Mr. Haudrich will report to O-I Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Clear and effective communication with our investors and the investment community is essential to any Fortune 500 company,’ said
. ‘We are excited about the depth of experience and expertise that John brings to this role.’
Mr. Haudrich joins O-I after 14 years with the Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, where he last served as vice president of investor relations. About O-I
Millions of times a day, O-I glass containers deliver many of the world’s best-known consumer products to people all around the world. With the leading position in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Latin America, O-I manufactures consumer-preferred, 100 percent recyclable glass containers that enable superior taste, purity, visual appeal and value benefits for our customers’ products. Established in 1903, the company employs more than 23,000 people with 80 manufacturing facilities in 22 countries. In 2008, net sales were $7.9 billion. For more information, visit http://www.o-i.com.