Board of Directors

Michael Chu
Michael Chu
Mr. Chu is Co-Founder and has been the Managing Director of IGNIA Fund, a venture capital firm based in Monterrey, Mexico, dedicated to investing in commercial enterprises serving low-income populations in Mexico, since July 2007. He is also Senior Advisor since June 2007 (Senior Partner and Managing Director from August 2000 to June 2007) and Founding Partner of Pegasus Capital, a private investment firm deploying equity capital in Latin America. Mr. Chu has been a Senior Lecturer on the faculty of the Harvard Business School since July 2003 and trustee emeritus of Dartmouth College. Mr. Chu serves as a director of Arcos Dorados Holdings, Inc., a public company and the largest operator of McDonald’s restaurants in Latin America and the world’s largest McDonald’s franchisee and Takeoff Technologies, a private start-up company in eGrocery.

Mr. Chu received his bachelor of arts degree from Dartmouth College and his masters of business administration with highest distinction from Harvard Business School. His experience includes serving as a management consultant with Boston Consulting Group, in senior management positions with U.S. corporations and as an executive and limited partner with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a private equity firm. Additionally, he is director emeritus of ACCION International, a non-profit corporation dedicated to microfinance. Mr. Chu previously served as the President and CEO of ACCION International. He brings to the Board of Directors extensive international experience, particularly in the increasingly important region of Latin America, where Mr. Chu grew up. Mr. Chu has proven leadership capabilities and an entrepreneurial vision, as demonstrated by his roles with IGNIA and Pegasus Capital. He also has experience as a CFO and extensive involvement in mergers and acquisitions.

Director since 2002
Age 69
Edward L. Doheny II
Mr. Doheny is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sealed Air. Mr. Doheny joined Sealed Air as Chief Operating Officer and CEO-Designate and was elected to the Board in September 2017. He became President and CEO effective January 1, 2018.

Prior to joining Sealed Air, Mr. Doheny served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Joy Global Inc. from December 2013 through May 2017. Mr. Doheny also served as the Executive Vice President of Joy Global and President and Chief Operating Officer of its Underground Mining Machinery business from 2006 to 2013, where he had global responsibility for Joy Global’s underground mining machinery business. Prior to joining Joy Global, Mr. Doheny had a 21-year career with Ingersoll-Rand Co. holding a series of senior executive positions of increasing responsibility, including President of Industrial Technologies from 2003 to 2005 and President of the Air Solutions Group from 2000 to 2003.

Mr. Doheny currently serves as a director of John Bean Technologies Corporation where he serves on the compensation committee and the nominating and governance committee. He earned his bachelor of science degree in engineering from Cornell University and his master’s degree from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management.

Mr. Doheny brings 30 years of extensive experience leading global manufacturers of highly mechanized equipment and systems, including a keen focus on solutions, service and operational excellence and a proven ability to drive profitable innovation-based growth strategies.

Director since 2017
Age 55
Patrick Duff
Mr. Duff is a general partner of Dunham Partners, LLC, a private investment firm. Previously, he served as a director of Hercules, Inc. While at Hercules, Mr. Duff was chairman of the audit committee and served on the corporate governance, nominating and ethics committee, emergency committee and finance committee.

Mr. Duff received his bachelor of science degree in accounting from Lehigh University and a master of business administration degree from the Columbia Graduate School of Business. He taught security analysis at Columbia University from 1993 until 1999. Formerly, Mr. Duff was a senior managing director at Tiger Management Corp., an investment management firm, from 1989 through December 1993, where he was a member of the management committee. Prior to joining Tiger in 1989, Mr. Duff worked in asset management at Mitchell Hutchins and Capital Builders Advisory Services. He is a certified public accountant and a chartered financial analyst. Mr. Duff has an extensive knowledge of investing, asset management and financial markets gained from his experience with Tiger and with prior employers as well as through his teaching position at Columbia University. He brings a unique perspective to the Board of Directors as a stockholder and investor. In addition, he has accounting and financial expertise. He also has prior board experience, including service on a public company board.

Director since 2010
Age 60
Henry R. Keizer
Mr. Keizer formerly served as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG, the U.S.-based and largest individual member firm of KPMG International or KMPGI, a role from which he retired in December 2012. KPMGI is a professional services organization that provides audit, tax and advisory services in 152 countries. Prior to serving as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Office, Mr. Keizer held a number of key leadership positions throughout his 35 years at KPMG, including Global Head of Audit from 2006 to 2010 and U.S. Vice Chairman of Audit from 2005 to 2010.

Mr. Keizer currently serves as Chairman of the Board and as a director of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., where he also chairs the audit committee and serves on the financing committee and the nominating and governance committee. He is also a trustee of BlackRock Funds. He is a member of the Board of Directors of WABCO Holdings Inc., where he chairs the audit committee, and of Park Indemnity Ltd., a privately held Bermuda captive insurer affiliated with KPMGI. He previously served as a director and audit committee chair of MUFG Americas Holdings, Inc. and MUFG Union Bank, a financial and bank holding company and of Montpelier Re Holdings, Ltd., a global property and casualty reinsurance company until it merged with Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. in July 2015. Mr. Keizer was formerly a director of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants from 2008 to 2011. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting, summa cum laude, from Montclair State University, New Jersey.

Mr. Keizer has significant management, operating and leadership skills gained as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG and as a director of multiple public and private companies. Mr. Keizer, a certified public accountant, has extensive knowledge and understanding of financial accounting, internal control over financial reporting and auditing standards from his many years of experience and key leadership positions he held with KPMGI. Mr. Keizer also has over four decades of diverse industry perspective gained through advising companies engaged in manufacturing, banking, insurance, consumer products, retail, technology and energy, providing him with perspective on the issues facing major companies and the evolving global business environment.

Mr. Keizer’s extensive leadership experience at KPMG provides the Board with expertise in risk management and oversight over our domestic and international operations.

Director since 2017
Age 61
Jacqueline B. Kosecoff
Dr. Kosecoff works in private equity to identify, select, mentor and manage health services and IT companies. She is a managing partner at Moriah Partners and a senior advisor to Warburg Pincus.

From 2002 to 2012, Dr. Kosecoff was a senior executive at UnitedHealth Group-PacifiCare. Dr. Kosecoff joined UnitedHealth Group as part of its acquisition of PacifiCare Health Systems in 2005. At PacifiCare, Dr. Kosecoff served as Executive Vice President with responsibility for its specialty businesses, including its PBM, the Medicare Part D Drug Program, PacifiCare Behavioral Health, PacifiCare Dental & Vision, and Women’s Health Solutions. Upon joining United, Dr. Kosecoff took responsibility for the Medicare Part D business, pharmacy services for United’s senior, legacy PacifiCare and external PBM business, as well as the consumer health product division serving seniors. In 2007, Dr. Kosecoff was appointed CEO of Prescription Solutions (now known as OptumRx) with responsibility for United’s PBM, Specialty Pharmacy and Consumer Health Products, providing services as of 2011 to more than 13 million members with annual revenue of $18.5 billion. In 2011, Dr. Kosecoff was named Senior Advisor for Optum to identify and develop new growth and collaborative opportunities. Optum encompasses the health services businesses of UnitedHealth Group, consisting of OptumHealth, OptumInsight and OptumRx.

Dr. Kosecoff is a Director of athenahealth, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based electronic health record practice management and care coordination services to medical groups and health systems, where she chairs the compensation committee and also serves on the nominating and corporate governance committee; Houlihan Lokey, Inc., a global investment bank, providing M&A, Capital Markets, Financial Restructuring, and Financial Advisory services, where she serves on the audit and the nominating and corporate governance committee; and STERIS Corporation, a global leader in infection prevention, contamination control and surgical and critical care technologies, where she serves on the compensation committee and the nominating and corporate governance committee. She also sits on several non-public boards – Alignment Healthcare; Amino; GoodRx, Inc.; Independent Living Systems, LLC; and Specialist on Call where she is the Board Chair and sits on the compensation committee.

Dr. Kosecoff received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. She received a master of science degree in applied mathematics from Brown University and a Ph.D. degree in research methods from the University of California, Los Angeles. Previously, she founded information technology and drug development businesses in the medical field. Dr. Kosecoff was also previously on the faculty of the Schools of Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. She has served as a consultant to the World Health Organization’s Global Quality Assessment Programs, on the Institute of Medicine’s Board of Health Care Services, the RAND Graduate School’s Board of Governors, and the Board of Directors for ALARIS, City of Hope, the Alliance for Aging Research, and the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association. Dr. Kosecoff is a seasoned health care executive. Dr. Kosecoff brings to the Board of Directors her outstanding background as a business leader in the medical field. Sealed Air benefits from her experience in leading complex operations and in strategic planning. Additionally, Dr. Kosecoff brings an entrepreneurial direction to Sealed Air.

Director since 2005
Age 68
Hal Lawton
Hal Lawton
Mr. Lawton has served as president of Macy’s since September 2017. As president, Lawton is responsible for all aspects of the Macy’s brand, including merchandising, marketing, stores, operations, technology, and consumer insights and analytics. Previously, Mr. Lawton was senior vice president, eBay North America since April 2015. In that role, Lawton oversaw all aspects of eBay’s Americas business unit, including marketing, merchandising, operations, business selling, consumer selling, and advertising, as well as global responsibility for shipping, payments, risk, and trust. Prior to joining eBay, Mr. Lawton spent 10 years in various leadership roles at Home Depot, where he most recently was senior vice president for merchandising. Mr. Lawton was responsible for accelerating the growth of Home Depot’s Internet business and building it to nearly $2 billion. Prior to that, Mr. Lawton was an associate principal at McKinsey & Co., providing strategic advice to executive teams in consumer packaged goods and manufacturing industries.

Mr. Lawton previously served on the board of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. He also serves on the corporate advisory board for The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and is a member of the CEO Roundtable for the American Heart Association. He holds an MBA from the University of Virginia and dual bachelor’s degrees in Chemical Engineering, and Pulp and Paper Technology from North Carolina State University.

Director since 2019
Age 44
Neil Lustig
Mr. Lustig was elected to the Board of Directors in May 2015. Mr. Lustig is the CEO of Sailthru, Inc. Mr. Lustig previously served as the President and CEO of Vendavo Inc. from September 2010 until he retired in October 2014. Mr. Lustig joined Vendavo Inc. as Senior Vice President Global Sales in August 2007 and was appointed as the President and CEO after three years. Prior to joining Vendavo Inc., Mr. Lustig worked at Ariba, Inc. from 2001 to 2007, serving in multiple managerial roles in Ariba’s U.S. and European businesses. Mr. Lustig started his career in technology at IBM where he held a variety of Engineering, Sales, and Management roles over a sixteen year period. Mr. Lustig has more than 25 years of experience in software, hardware and cloud technology industries. Mr. Lustig was an advisor to Vendavo Inc. from October 2014 to October 2015.

Mr. Lustig received a bachelor of science degree in computer science and applied mathematics from the State University of New York at Albany. Mr. Lustig’s education, business management experience and knowledge of software, hardware and cloud technology industry are valuable to Sealed Air, including in connection with its innovation strategies.

Director since 2015
Age 56
Richard L. Wambold
Mr. Wambold joined the Board of Directors of Sealed Air in March 2012. Mr. Wambold previously served as CEO of Reynolds/Pactiv Foodservice and Consumer Products, a global manufacturer and supplier of consumer food and beverage packaging and consumer products, from November 2010 until January 2011 when he retired. Mr. Wambold was CEO of Pactiv from November 1999 until November 2010 and was CEO and Chairman of the Board from 2000 until November 2010. Mr. Wambold has been a private investor since January 2011. Mr. Wambold served as a director of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company from 2003 until his retirement from the board in May 2015. Mr. Wambold joined the board of Precision Castparts Corp in 2009. He served as lead director there until its sale to Berkshire Hathaway at the end of 2015.

Mr. Wambold holds a bachelor of arts degree in Government and a master of business administration from the University of Texas. Mr. Wambold’s education, board member experience, business management experience, including his service as a public company chairman and CEO, and knowledge of the packaging industry make him a valuable member of the Board.

Director since 2012
Age 66
Jerry R. Whitaker
Mr. Whitaker was elected to the Board of Directors of Sealed Air in January 2012. Mr. Whitaker served as President of Power Components & Systems Group from 2004 through 2009 and as President of Electrical Sector-Americas, Eaton Corporation, a global manufacturer of highly engineered products, until his retirement in June 2011. Prior thereto, he served in various management positions at Eaton Corporation since 1994. Prior to joining Eaton Corporation, Mr. Whitaker spent 22 years with Westinghouse Electric Corp.

Mr. Whitaker received a bachelor of science degree from Syracuse University and a master of business administration degree from George Washington University. He currently serves as a director of Matthews International Corporation, where he serves as chair of the nominating and corporate governance committee and as a member of the finance committee, and on the boards of three private companies, Crescent Electric Supply Co., Milliken & Company, and Universal Electric Co. Mr. Whitaker also serves on the board of the Energy Innovation Center, as well as the advisory board for The Syracuse University School of Engineering. Mr. Whitaker’s experience and knowledge as an executive in global manufacturing industries are valuable resources to Sealed Air.

Director since 2012
Age 66
Chairman of the Board
Ex Officio Member of all Committees
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