Peter G. Watson
President and Chief Executive Officer
President and Chief Executive Officer Pete was named Greif’s President and Chief Executive Officer on November 1, 2015, after having previously served as Chief Operating Officer for Greif. Since joining the company in 1999, Pete has served in a variety of positions, including Group President for Paper Packaging, Land Management and Global Sourcing and Supply Chain. He also served as Division President of Paper Packaging, President of CorrChoice (a Greif division) and Vice President of Corrugated Operations. Prior to joining Greif, Pete worked in several management positions with Union Camp Corporation, which was later acquired by International Paper. Pete holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree from Springfield College in Massachusetts. He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Forest & Paper Association and Ohio Health.