Peter G. Watson

President and CEO

Pete Watson serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Greif, Inc., and became a member of the Columbus Partnership in 2018.  Greif, Inc. has been represented on the Partnership since 2009.

Greif, headquartered in Delaware, Ohio, is a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, and is pursuing its vision: in industrial packaging, be the best performing customer service company in the world.  The company produces steel, plastic, fibre, flexible, corrugated, and reconditioned containers, intermediate bulk containers, containerboard and packaging accessories, and provides filling, packaging and industrial packaging reconditioning services for a wide range of industries.  Greif also manages timber properties in the Southeastern United States.  The company is strategically positioned with 200+ operating locations in more than 40 countries to serve global as well as regional customers.