Sonoco Products Management

Management criteria checks 4/4

Sonoco Products' CEO is Robert Coker, appointed in Feb 2020, has a tenure of 4.33 years. total yearly compensation is $8.54M, comprised of 14% salary and 86% bonuses, including company stock and options. directly owns 0.39% of the company’s shares, worth $22.14M. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 2.2 years and 6.9 years respectively.

Key information

Robert Coker

Chief executive officer

US$8.5m

Total compensation

CEO salary percentage14.0%
CEO tenure4.3yrs
CEO ownership0.4%
Management average tenure2.2yrs
Board average tenure6.9yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

Sonoco Products: Disappointing Prices Weigh On Free Cash Flow (Rating Downgrade)

Jun 01

Sonoco Products Company's (NYSE:SON) Price Is Out Of Tune With Earnings

May 27
Sonoco Products Company's (NYSE:SON) Price Is Out Of Tune With Earnings

Sonoco Products: Mixed Outlook Due To Destocking And Inflation

Mar 06

Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet

Jan 23
Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet

Is Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) Trading At A 40% Discount?

Jan 03
Is Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) Trading At A 40% Discount?

Sonoco Products Should Benefit From Lower Inventories In 2024

Dec 20

Sonoco Seems Cheap Considering The Risk Level

Oct 10

We Think Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Sep 22
We Think Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Does Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Aug 20
Does Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Deserve A Spot On Your Watchlist?

Sonoco Products: Packaging Powerhouse With Promising Prospects

Aug 02

Are Investors Undervaluing Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) By 28%?

Jul 08
Are Investors Undervaluing Sonoco Products Company (NYSE:SON) By 28%?

Is Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Using Too Much Debt?

May 08
Is Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Using Too Much Debt?

Is There An Opportunity With Sonoco Products Company's (NYSE:SON) 24% Undervaluation?

Mar 30
Is There An Opportunity With Sonoco Products Company's (NYSE:SON) 24% Undervaluation?

Still Avoiding Sonoco Products

Feb 24

Sonoco Products declares $0.49 dividend

Feb 09

Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Feb 02
Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Northstar Recycling acquires Sonoco Sustainability Solutions

Jan 31

Sonoco Products: Improving Free Cash Flow, Solid Dividend Growth Value Stock

Dec 16

Sonoco Products Q3 2022 Earnings Preview

Oct 30

Sonoco Products declares $0.49 dividend

Oct 19

Sonoco Products: Solid Performance

Oct 05

Sonoco ThermoSafe & United Airlines' cargo arm sign global master lease agreement

Sep 26

Sonoco ThermoSafe & American Airlines' cargo arm sign global master lease agreement

Sep 08

Sonoco unit to hike tube, core prices in EMEA due to inflationary pressure

Aug 30

Sonoco Products Company: Expect Strength To Continue

Jul 27

Sonoco Products declares $0.49 dividend

Jul 20

Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Jul 20
Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Sonoco Thermosafe and Turkish Cargo sign global master lease agreement

Jul 14

Sonoco expands residential recycling of paper cups to its South Carolina mill

Jul 05

Continuing To Avoid Sonoco Products

May 13

Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Apr 28
Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Is Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Using Too Much Debt?

Apr 17
Is Sonoco Products (NYSE:SON) Using Too Much Debt?

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Robert Coker's remuneration changed compared to Sonoco Products's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
Mar 31 2024n/an/a

US$392m

Dec 31 2023US$9mUS$1m

US$475m

Oct 01 2023n/an/a

US$491m

Jul 02 2023n/an/a

US$482m

Apr 02 2023n/an/a

US$499m

Dec 31 2022US$10mUS$1m

US$466m

Oct 02 2022n/an/a

US$434m

Jul 03 2022n/an/a

US$423m

Apr 03 2022n/an/a

-US$42m

Dec 31 2021US$7mUS$906k

-US$85m

Oct 03 2021n/an/a

-US$162m

Jul 04 2021n/an/a

-US$190m

Apr 04 2021n/an/a

US$199m

Dec 31 2020US$7mUS$736k

US$207m

Sep 27 2020n/an/a

US$264m

Jun 28 2020n/an/a

US$273m

Mar 29 2020n/an/a

US$299m

Dec 31 2019US$3mUS$544k

US$292m

Sep 29 2019n/an/a

US$325m

Jun 30 2019n/an/a

US$305m

Mar 31 2019n/an/a

US$313m

Dec 31 2018US$2mUS$499k

US$314m

Sep 30 2018n/an/a

US$242m

Jul 01 2018n/an/a

US$242m

Apr 01 2018n/an/a

US$196m

Dec 31 2017US$2mUS$485k

US$175m

Compensation vs Market: Robert's total compensation ($USD8.54M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD8.45M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Robert's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


CEO

Robert Coker (61 yo)

4.3yrs

Tenure

US$8,538,593

Compensation

Mr. Robert Howard Coker has been Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Sonoco Products Company since February 2, 2020. He was Senior Vice President of Global Paper and Industrial Converted Pro...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Coker
President4.3yrsUS$8.54m0.39%
$ 22.1m
Robert Dillard
Chief Financial Officer2yrsUS$2.37m0.015%
$ 848.2k
Rodger Fuller
Chief Operating Officer2.2yrsUS$3.03m0.14%
$ 7.9m
John Florence
General Counsel7.6yrsUS$1.74m0.020%
$ 1.1m
James Harrell
President of Global Industrial Paper Packaging2.2yrsUS$1.58m0.042%
$ 2.4m
Aditya Gandhi
VP & Chief Accounting Officer1.8yrsno data0.00083%
$ 47.5k
Laura Abad
Senior Director of Technology & Marketingno datano datano data
Lisa Weeks
VP of Investor Relations & Corporate Affairs2.2yrsno data0.0015%
$ 87.5k
Andrea White
Chief Human Resources Officer1.4yrsno datano data
Jeffrey Tomaszewski
President of Diversified Businesses4.6yrsUS$1.55m0.014%
$ 783.0k
Russell Grissett
President of Global Flexibles & Thermoforming2.2yrsno data0.013%
$ 753.8k
Sean Cairns
President of Global Rigid Paper & Closures organization2.2yrsno data0.0096%
$ 547.9k

2.2yrs

Average Tenure

54.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SON's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Coker
President4.3yrsUS$8.54m0.39%
$ 22.1m
Thomas Whiddon
Independent Director23.4yrsUS$277.50k0.016%
$ 907.7k
Robert Hill
Lead Independent Director4.7yrsUS$298.50k0.020%
$ 1.2m
Pamela S. Davies
Independent Director19.9yrsUS$268.50kno data
Blythe McGarvie
Independent Director10.3yrsUS$270.00kno data
Philippe Guillemot
Independent Director6.9yrsUS$249.50kno data
Eleni Istavridis
Independent Director3.7yrsUS$249.50kno data
John Haley
Chairman of the Board12.9yrsUS$396.50k0.20%
$ 11.4m
Richard Kyle
Independent Director9.3yrsUS$272.50kno data
Theresa Drew
Independent Director5.7yrsUS$251.00kno data
Steven Boyd
Independent Director1.5yrsUS$251.00kno data

6.9yrs

Average Tenure

66yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SON's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 years average tenure).


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