Andres Lopez has been named president, O-I Americas.
Lopez will lead the North America and South America regions of the company, and will be based in Perrysburg, Ohio.
North America and South America share common goals around commercial and operational excellence, profitability and cash generation.
Lopez joined O-I in 1986 and has held various leadership positions, including Country General Manager; Vice President of Manufacturing, North America; and Global Vice President, Manufacturing and Engineering. Most recently he served as President, O-I South America.
"Andres´ knowledge and deep experience with O-I gives us the opportunity to leverage best practices across both regions and enhance our overall competitiveness," said Chairman and CEO Al Stroucken.