Richard Hoch

Richard Hoch

Rich joined Diageo in 2013 and is a Senior Manager in the Packaging and Technology group at the Brand Technical Center in Plainfield, IL. Diageo is one of the world’s largest distilled spirits and beer companies and one of the founding companies of the Glass Recycling Coalition (GRC).

Senior Manager, Packaging and Technology
Diageo

About this Speaker

Rich joined Diageo in 2013 and is a Senior Manager in the Packaging and Technology group at the Brand Technical Center in Plainfield, IL. Diageo is one of the world’s largest distilled spirits and beer companies and one of the founding companies of the Glass Recycling Coalition (GRC). He represents Diageo on the Leadership Committee and Interventions Committee of the GRC. Rich also supports Diageo’s North American business with respect to packaging and works on development projects related to packaging that includes support of Diageo’s sustainability goals. He came to Diageo with over a decade of experience in plastic packaging manufacturing that included recycling and before that he spent 8 years in aluminum and steel can-making. He has an MBA from DePaul University in Chicago and a BS in Chemistry from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.

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