Dillard’s promotion comes with the Dec. 15, 2019 retirement of 32-year Sonoco veteran Kevin Mahoney, SVP of corporate planning. In this new position, Dillard will serve on the company’s Executive Committee.
Dillard joined Sonoco in 2018 after serving as president of personal care Europe and VP of strategy and innovation at Domtar Personal Care, a division of Domtar Corporation. Prior to that, he served as president of Stanley Hydraulics and VP of business development at Stanley Black and Decker.
In his new position, Tomaszewski leads Sonoco’s Global Rigid Paper and Closures business, which has operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and South Africa, as well as the company’s Display and Packaging business, which has operations in the US, Poland and Brazil.
Tomaszewski serves on the company’s Management Committee. Prior to his appointment, Tomaszewski served as division VP and GM of Rigid Paper Containers, NA and Display and Packaging since January 2018. Prior to that leadership role, he served as division VP, Rigid Paper Containers, NA, since 2015 and division VP and GM of Global Display and Packaging and Packaging Services, since 2013.