Amcor Rigid Packaging names Dan Murphy Vice President of North America operations

Amcor Rigid Packaging has announced the appointment of Dan Murphy as Vice President of North America Operations. He will be responsible for driving ARP’s North American safety agenda, promoting operational excellence, increasing supply chain capability, and expanding the company’s production capacity.  

Before joining Amcor, Murphy spent several years with Howmet Aerospace, the leading global supplier of aircraft engine and structural components. He served as Vice President and General Manager of the Engineered Structures business. Murphy was instrumental in deploying total productive maintenance, driving overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) improvement, and establishing a global sales inventory and operations planning process.   

 “Dan’s leadership will bring a new level of service to our operations,” said Eric Roegner, President of Amcor Rigid Packaging. “Dan has a proven track record in delivering solid improvements in safety, productivity, quality, and delivery. He’s a highly successful business leader who brings a unique skill set immersed in operational excellence.”  

Prior to joining Howmet, Murphy served in the U.S. Navy where he held numerous roles including Naval Aviator, Seventh Fleet Sea Combat Commander Plans Director, and U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Director of Theater Security Cooperation. He finished his military career in the office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense. Murphy earned a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and a master’s degree from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. 

Amcor Rigid Packaging names Rodrigo Lecot Vice President and General Manager of Latin America 

Amcor Rigid Packaging has announced the appointment of Rodrigo Lecot as Vice President and General Manager of Latin America. 

“Rodrigo is a visionary leader who has strong relationships with our largest customers throughout the region,” said Eric Roegner, President of Amcor Rigid Packaging. “He skillfully builds global teams that are culturally diverse and establishes best-in-class business practices to drive revenue growth.”  

Lecot joined Amcor in 2016 as Regional Vice President in Latin America leading Sales, Marketing, R&D, and Sustainability. Under his commercial leadership, Amcor has assisted global and local customers to support market demands, develop new products, and advance sustainability agendas. Lecot also expanded the region’s use of technologies including one-step manufacturing, aseptic filling, and EBM. He has a passion for bringing more sustainable packaging solutions to customers and has spearheaded countless glass-to-plastic conversions and increased the use of PCR across the product offering as well as the availability of refillable and reusable rPET bottles that continue to gain popularity in the region. Lecot also championed the partnership with McKinsey to build sustainable recycling systems in the region. 

Prior to joining Amcor, Lecot was General Manager at W.W. Grainger, a global leader of maintenance supplies as well as the General Manager at Johnson Diversity in Mexico and Central America (Professional Division of S.C. Johnson & Son). Additionally, he was a Global Vice President at Sealed Air Corp. Lecot has a proven track record with sales, innovation and sustainability, talent development, collaboration and cost effectiveness in multinational organizations.  A graduate of the Executive Management Program at Pennsylvania State University, Lecot also holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from CAECE (Centro de Altos Estudios en Ciencias Econonicas), Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Lecot replaces Fabian Mamia who left Amcor late last year.

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