HARTSVILLE, S.C., Feb. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that Julie Albrecht will join the Company as Corporate Vice President, Treasurer/Assistant Chief Financial Officer, according to Barry Saunders, senior vice president and chief financial officer.
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Albrecht spent nearly 20 years at Goodrich Corporation/United Technologies Aerospace Systems, progressing through several finance positions including the Assistant Treasurer position for the $7 billion corporation. In 2012, Goodrich Corporation was acquired by United Technologies, and Albrecht became Finance Director of an $800 million business unit, where she led a team with responsibility over eight global facilities. During this time, Albrecht also led Financial Planning & Analysis for a $3.5 billion aftermarket business. Most recently, she was Vice President, Finance, Investor Relations and Treasurer for Esterline Technologies Corporation in Bellevue, Washington.
“Julie comes to Sonoco with vast knowledge of finance and treasury,” said Saunders. “A solutions-oriented leader, her international experience and strategic vision will enable Sonoco to continue to grow its global presence in the packaging industry.”
Albrecht began her career in public accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers after graduating from Wake Forest University with a BS in Accounting with honors.
Founded in 1899, Sonoco is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging and display and packaging supply chain services. With annualized net sales of approximately $4.8 billion, the Company has 20,000 employees working in more than 300 facilities in 33 countries, serving many of the world’s best known brands in some 85 nations. For more information on the Company, visit our website at www.sonoco.com.
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