Ceramic Industry

O-I Names Jarrell Senior Vice President

July 5, 2011
Owens-Illinois Inc. has named Paul Jarrell senior vice president and chief Human Resources officer, succeeding Steve Malia, who retired at the end of May.

Owens-Illinois Inc. (O-I) has named Paul Jarrell senior vice president and chief Human Resources officer. He succeeds Steve Malia, who retired at the end of May.

Jarrell will be responsible for leading the company’s global human resource function by developing and implementing people strategies that enable O-I to achieve its business objectives. He will be accountable for global talent management and strengthening leadership and organizational development programs, while also supporting O-I’s expanding operations in the Asia-Pacific region and Latin America.

“Paul’s more than 25 years of global human resource experience in manufacturing will provide invaluable insights for our managers in leading, developing, rewarding and motivating our employees throughout O-I,” said Al Stroucken, chairman and CEO. “As a strategic partner to our business units, Paul will help ensure that we have the right capabilities in place to execute our strategic priorities.”

For additional details, visit www.o-i.com.