Roger P. Schrum
Roger P. Schrum is Corporate Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs for Sonoco Products Company. In this position, he is responsible for the $5 billion-revenue global packaging company’s investor relations, marketing and brand communications, digital communications, executive communications, sustainability, community relations and public affairs. He is a member of Sonoco’s Executive and Management committees and serves as the Chair of the Company’s Sustainability Council and the Sonoco Foundation, the Company’s philanthropic arm. He is the Company’s global spokesperson and reports to the President and Chief Executive Officer.
Roger has more than 30 years of business management experience for five Fortune 500 energy and manufacturing companies. He holds a BS in Education from Pittsburg (Kansas) State University and attended the Executive Development Program at Indiana University Graduate School of Business. He is a graduate of Leadership Kentucky and Leadership South Carolina. He is a 25-year member of the National Press Club (Washington, D.C.), the Public Relations Society of America, International Association of Business Communicators and National Investor Relations Institute. Under his leadership, Sonoco was recognized by Institutional Investor Magazine for having the Best Investor Relations program in the Packaging Sector in 2012. Mr. Schrum also was listed as one of the top Investor Relations professionals by Institutional Investor from 2011-2015.