Berry Plastics Group Inc. recently announced it has appointed Rodgers Greenawalt, currently executive vice president of Product Management for the company’s Rigid Open Top division, to the position of executive vice president–Operations. Greenawalt assumes his new role on July 1, in connection with the retirement of Randall (Randy) Becker as the company’s chief operating officer, who earlier this year announced his intention to retire. Greenawalt will provide strategic leadership for the company-wide Operations, Safety, Product Development, and Creative Services teams. Becker will remain with the company for a short period of time to help with the transition of his operational responsibilities. 

“On behalf of Berry Plastics and its Board of Directors, I extend our sincere appreciation to Randy for his 24 years of service to the company,” said Jon Rich, chairman and CEO. “Randy’s outstanding leadership and the contributions he made helped to build Berry Plastics’ solid foundation.

“Rodgers has a well-rounded and extensive background in the packaging industry, including experience in manufacturing, supply chain, product management, and finance. I look forward to working closely with him as we plan the commercialization of exciting new products.”

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