Meet Our Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer As CEO, Andres Lopez’s focus is to enhance the performance of the business to benefit customers, employees, investors and other key stakeholders. Lopez has established himself as a strong and successful leader, serving as chief operating officer during 2015 and playing a leading role on the acquisition of Vitro’s Food and Beverage business in Mexico, the U.S. and Bolivia. He has also served as president of O-I Americas, with a focus on strengthening O-I’s North America operations. Prior to that role, he served as president of O-I’s South America operations, where he led the region through significant organic and acquisition-based growth, adding new capabilities in Brazil and Argentina. Lopez has held various other leadership positions at O-I, including global vice president of manufacturing and engineering; vice president of manufacturing, North America; and country general manager for O-I Peru.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Focused on O-I’s strategy, execution, performance management and financial decision making, John Haudrich leads O-I’s financial, information technology, and strategy and integration functions. He has leadership responsibility for maintaining the financial flexibility of the company while also ensuring the company’s strategic initiatives and capital allocation philosophy deliver appropriate shareholder value. Haudrich was named CFO in April 2019. Since joining O-I in 2009, Haudrich has also served as chief strategy and integration officer, vice president of investor relations, vice president of finance and corporate controller, and as acting CFO.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Formerly a Chicago-based partner in an international law firm, MaryBeth Wilkinson leads O-I’s global legal team, including corporate transactional, regulatory, dispute resolution, intellectual property, environmental, labor and employment, data privacy, and security. She also has responsibility for O-I’s Ethics and Compliance function as well as corporate secretarial duties. Wilkinson joined the Company in 2010, and was named to her current position in 2017. She has more than 20 years of legal experience as well as extensive experience managing geographically and culturally diverse teams. Wilkinson has represented clients in a number of sectors including financial, automotive, construction and engineering, telecommunications, manufacturing, “green” industries, and luxury goods.
Senior Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer Arnaud Aujouannet leads sales and marketing for O-I. He is focused on enhancing commercial productivity and ensuring delivery of customer value through product innovation, market knowledge, and customer support. He and his team are focused on stabilizing the company’s base business, developing new business, and accelerating the deployment of innovation. Aujouannet joined O-I in June 2015, and served as vice president of sales and marketing in Europe, before being named to his current position in 2017. He has more than 20 years of international and leadership experience within sales, marketing and innovation at companies such as Procter & Gamble (P&G) and Gillette.
Senior Vice President and Chief Technology and Supply Chain Officer Giancarlo Currarino leads O-I’s global technology and supply chain organization including manufacturing, engineering, research and development, quality, supply chain, procurement, and environment, health and safety. In this role he is focused on driving a safety culture and improving operational excellence to help O-I become the most cost-effective glass packaging producer. Currarino is also responsible for driving transformational change through efficiency improvement and cost optimization initiatives. Since joining O-I in 2000, Currarino has managed multiple local, regional and global manufacturing & engineering teams until becoming part of the company’s Global Leadership Team. In addition to his global functional accountabilities, Currarino manages the expansion of O-I’s joint venture with Constellation Brands, Industria Vidriera de Coahuila (IVC) in Nava, Mexico. Currarino also successfully led the integration of a $2.15 billion acquisition to O-I, which included five plants in Mexico, one plant in Bolivia, and a distribution center in the U.S.
Vice President, Global Human Resources James Dalton leads HR for O-I’s Americas region and Corporate functions. In addition, he provides leadership for O-I’s global compensation & benefits and HR operations capabilities and programs. He is focused on driving business performance and productivity through a culture of sustainable employee engagement supported by competitive total rewards. He began his career with O-I in May 2017. He previously spent 17 years with the Kellogg Company, where he progressed through a variety of HR leadership roles around the world, including Australia and New Zealand Supply HR leader, U.S. Frozen Foods HR leader, and HR and Labor leader for U.S. Supply Chain.
Vice President, Global Human Resources Pablo Vercelli leads HR for O-I’s European and Asia Pacific regions. In addition, he provides leadership for O-I’s global talent, performance management, organizational design, change management, and training and development capabilities and programs. He is focused on building talent, culture and employee engagement as key competitive advantages to the company’s success. Pablo joined the company in May 2017, bringing extensive international experience with global firms such as PPG industries, AkzoNobel and ASML, where he held senior leadership roles in the Human Resources and Commercial functions.
President, O-I Europe Vitaliano Torno is focused on strengthening O-I’s leading market position in Europe, where the company employs 8,000 people in 11 countries. Torno was instrumental in the design and implementation of the successful reorganization that allows the company to focus on country, market and segment strategies. A 30-year veteran of the glass industry, Torno was named managing director of O-I Europe in early 2015 before being name president of O-I Europe in January in 2016. He will continue to strengthen O-I’s market position in Europe including investment initiatives to improve the quality, sustainability, and manufacturing capabilities of the operations and a specific premium program to develop growth in this segment.
President, O-I Americas Focused on delivering high value and growth in the region, Miguel Alvarez leads O-I’s business in the Americas. Alvarez oversees 36 plants in nine countries and is integrating North America and South America into one business. He is responsible for strategic, operational, and commercial leadership within the region, with strong focus on safety. Alvarez first joined O-I in 1990 in Colombia, and held a variety of roles of expanding responsibility in sales and marketing. He spent six years in leadership positions in Chile, Argentina and Ecuador with a leading global beauty products company and returned to O-I in 2010 to lead the Brazilian, and later South American, operations. He was named president of the Americas in 2017.
General Manager, O-I Americas North Timothy Connors oversees O-I’s operations in the Americas North region that includes 18 plants in the United States and Canada along with IVC, a JV with Constellation Brands based in Mexico, serving the U.S. market along with OIPS, a key business segment serving small and emerging customers. Connors leads the integration of strategic capabilities of commercial, operations and supply chain. In his more than 20 year career at O-I, Connors has served in a variety of finance, manufacturing and business strategy leadership roles in North America and Asia Pacific. Prior to being named general manager, O-I Americas North, Connors was president of O-I’s Asia Pacific operations. He previously served as the general manager of O-I’s Australian operations.