"O-I’s vision for the circular economy is a closed-loop system for recovery, reuse and recycling of products and packaging with zero waste to the environment."

Jim Nordmeyer

Vice President, Global Sustainability, Owens Illinois Inc.

Jim is a participant of the Ontario Printed Paper and Packaging Rapid Lab as well as a member of the Circular Economy Innovation Lab Steering Committee. He is based at the company’s world headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio. Jim is responsible for the development and execution of O-I’s global sustainability strategy. He works collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders defining the priorities and resource requirements needed to drive sustainability throughout the organization. Jim joined O-I in 2006 and has held multiple roles including: Vice President, North America Supply Chain; Vice President Global ERP systems; Vice President, Global Business Processes; and most recently led the integration of the Vitro Food and Beverage business acquisition. Before joining O-I, Jim spent 28 years in the chemicals and plastics industry with PolyOne, The Geon Company and BFGoodrich.


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