Ardagh has appointed a new chief sustainability officer and has created a Global Sustainability Action Group.
In a statement, the metal and glass packaging company announced that it's current chief procurement officer, John Sadlier, has been appointed as it's new chief sustainability officer and will report to the Group COO, Shaun Murphy.
In this new role, Sadlier will be responsible for managing all aspects of the company's sustainability agenda.
He joined Ardagh in 2007 'and will be focussed on ensuring that sustainability is at the core of all of our activities,' the group said.
Global Sustainability Action Group
In addition, Ardagh announced the establishment of a Global Sustainability Action Group to 'better co-ordinate our global sustainability work, to accelerate our sustainability programmes and to increase responsiveness'.
'The Action Group will report to the Board and will be chaired by our Group COO,' the group added.
The group will include senior executives from across Ardagh’s business units as well as from departments such as Risk, HR, Finance, IT and Legal.
“These important initiatives reflect Ardagh’s longstanding emphasis on sustainability and its importance to our continued success,” said Paul Coulson, chairman and CEO Ardagh Group.
“Consumer awareness of sustainability has reached an inflection point and Ardagh is ideally-placed to meet existing and new customers’ need for innovative and recyclable packaging solutions.”
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