Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) announced the appointment of James (Jim) Whaley as Vice President, Corporate Communications and Sustainability. He will be responsible for global communications, branding, public affairs and sustainability.

“Jim is a very accomplished leader and public relations executive who will play a key role in bringing our vision, mission and values to life through a focus on integrated marketing communications campaigns,” said Jerome A. Peribere, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sealed Air.

Whaley joins Sealed Air from Siemens Corporation, North America where he was Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and Marketing, and Chairman of the Siemens Foundation. His accomplishments include the design and execution of the Siemens “US Answers” campaign, the largest branding and marketing campaign in the Company’s history. Prior to Siemens, he held the position of Director, Public Affairs and Communications at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and served in a variety of leadership positions in Army Aviation.

Jim holds a MBA from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a B.A. Communications from Lock Haven University.


Sealed Air Corporation creates a world that feels, tastes and works better. In 2012, the company generated revenue of approximately $7.6 billion by helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning and Diversey™ cleaning and hygiene solutions, ensures a safer and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world, and improves health through clean environments. Sealed Air has approximately 25,000 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. To learn more, visit

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