Canadian Packaging

O-I Announces New Sales & Marketing V.P.


May 5, 2010
by Canadian Packaging Staff

Owens-Illinois, Inc. has announced that Abbott Wolfe has been named vice-president sales and marketing for O-I North America.

Wolfe will be responsible for driving new O-I product concepts to market, optimizing segment marketing efforts and growing relationships with customers. Previously, he was chief sales officer at Pabst Brewing Company, where he reinvigorated a declining segment of business.

"Abbott’s leadership experience in the consumer packaged goods industry will be a great asset as our teams focus on increasing sales and developing new products," says Miguel Escobar, president, O-I North America.

In addition to his experience at Pabst Brewing Company, Wolfe served in a variety of senior leadership roles at Constellation Brands, Inc.

For more information on O-I, visit www.o-i.com.