Marc Hamer joined Sealed Air as global chief information officer in November 2016. In his role, he leads the global IT and digital organization and digital delivery with the goal of designing and executing mission-critical business transformation programs.
Working in close coordination with Sealed Air divisions, R&D and other functions, he is key to articulating and driving Sealed Air's digital strategy. This strategy will lead to new business opportunities and generate revenue growth by applying new, even disruptive, technology products, services and solutions to meet customers' needs.
In addition to fueling innovation, Hamer is responsible for Sealed Air's IT systems and assets globally, ensuring that technologies align with the objectives and priorities of the business. He is also responsible for the process improvement, automation and digital initiatives throughout the company to streamline operations and improve bottom-line profitability.
Under Hamer's leadership, state-of-the-art technology and processes, aligned with world-class talent, are enhancing customer support, intimacy and loyalty, leading to profitable growth.
In 2018 Hamer received the Charlotte CIO of The Year Orbie Award in the Super Global category. Under his leadership, Sealed Air received the CIO 100 Award for exemplifying the highest level of operational and strategic excellence tied to innovative digital solutions. Hamer has been named one of the Top Technology Executives to Watch by thought leadership research group HMG Strategy.
With more than 20 years of IT leadership experience, Hamer has worked in a variety of industries covering energy and environmental technology, biotechnology, international aerospace and defense and government security. Throughout his career, he has successfully led all facets of IT, including large-scale technology rollouts, implementing new business concepts and delivering innovative business solutions.
Hamer sits on advisory boards for the Global CIO Executive Summit, PTC, Insight Venture Management, FireMon and Nutanix. He is also a member of the CNBC Technology Executive Council. He has been published numerous times in technology and business journals.