Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Rob Swetaman has been appointed Vice President, Supply Chain, U.S. & Canada for Libbey Inc. (NYSE-LBY). Sweatman joins Libbey from Just Born Quality Confections, where he had been Vice President, Operations. Sweatman has more than 25 years of experience in operations, distribution, and network optimization in the consumer industry. Sweatman spent the first 20 years of his career with the Keebler Company and the Kellogg Company. Sweatman holds an undergraduate degree in Food Science & Technology from Clemson University.
Based in Toledo, Ohio, Libbey Inc. is one of the largest glass tableware manufacturers in the world. Libbey Inc. operates manufacturing plants in the U.S., Mexico, China, Portugal and the Netherlands. In existence since 1888, the Company supplies tabletop products to retail, foodservice and B2B customers in over 100 countries. Libbey’s global brand portfolio includes Libbey®, Crisa®, Royal Leerdam®, World® Tableware, Syracuse® China and Cristal Glass®. In 2014, Libbey Inc.’s net sales totaled $852.5 million.