Director, Business Strategy Alignment – Global Sustainability
Sabrina Dixon-Ridges is the Director, Business Strategy Alignment – Global Sustainability at Sonoco Products Company, a global packaging solutions provider. She is responsible for developing and executing strategies to improve product sustainability for business groups’ portfolios. As a strong proponent for End-of-Life solutions, Sabrina champions initiatives to advance circularity through mechanical and chemical recycling by partnering with NGOs, material councils and consortiums.
Prior to taking this role in 2021, Sabrina led Sonoco’s Rigid Paper Packaging Technology, Research and Development group. Under her leadership, the R&D team designed Sonoco’s first non-wood fiber recyclable package that was launched in the frozen food market. Throughout her career, Sabrina and her team have commercialized rigid paper packaging resulting in $100M in sales growth, using sustainably sourced recycled content.
Sabrina received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of South Carolina and North Carolina State University, respectively. She is passionate about the commercialization of new sustainable designs and about advancing the recycling infrastructure to increase recycling rates of multi-material packaging around the globe.
Sabrina is a resident of South Carolina.