David Fischer, Member of the IIE Board of Trustees

David B. Fischer

Member, Board of Trustees

President and Chief Executive Officer
Greif, Inc.

David was named President & Chief Executive Officer of Greif on Nov. 1, 2011. He had been President & Chief Operating Officer of the company since October 2007. He joined Greif as Senior Vice President and Divisional President, Industrial Packaging & Services – Americas in November 2004.

David is a member of the Board of Directors of Greif, Inc., Balchem Corporation and Ingredion Incorporated. He is also a Board member of the Institute of International Education and of the Zanmi Beni Foundation, a home for disabled, orphaned children in Haiti.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University.

David and his family live in Dublin, Ohio. 

About Greif, Inc

Listed on the New York Stock Exchange (GEF, GEF.B), Greif is the world leader in industrial packaging products and services. The company produces steel, plastic, fibre, flexible, corrugated, intermediate bulk, reconditioned and multiwall containers and containerboard, and provides filling, packaging, industrial packaging reconditioning and land management consulting services for a wide range of industries. Greif also manages timber properties in North America. The company is strategically positioned in more than 50 countries to serve global as well as regional customers.

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