Patrick E. Lindner is chief innovation officer and president of the company's Consumer Packaging business, and he is responsible for our sustainability efforts globally. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer for W.L. Gore & Associates. Prior to joining W.L. Gore & Associates, Mr. Lindner served in various leadership roles with E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company, including as President – DuPont Performance Materials and President – DuPont Performance Polymers. Patrick earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Hamilton College and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in chemistry from Dartmouth College.