LANCASTER, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EveryWare Global, one of the world’s leading marketers of tabletop and food preparation products, has appointed Michael J. Sullivan to serve as Senior Vice President of Product Supply and Technical Innovation.

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Patrick Lockwood-Taylor, chief executive officer, said, “EveryWare Global is committed to returning to sustained, profitable growth. Key elements of success include the strategic overhaul of our end-to-end supply chain, from sourcing through manufacturing, warehousing and logistics. Michael is a proven leader with more than 25 years of global consumer goods manufacturing and supply chain experience, with an outstanding track record of innovation, organizational leadership and results. We are delighted to welcome him to our leadership team.”  

”EveryWare Global is at a truly transformative stage, with new leadership and direction applied to a 100-year heritage of know-how, iconic brands and a strong asset base,” said Sullivan. “I am eager for the challenge of improving supply chain operations, reducing costs and optimizing the customer experience in partnership with smart, creative and dedicated people throughout the company.”

Prior to joining EveryWare Global, Sullivan held a number of progressively responsible supply chain positions with Berkshire-Hathaway and Procter & Gamble. Most recently, he was Director of Global Supply Chain Operations for the Duracell business line, and Associate Director of the Walmart Retail Supply and Operations business line. Sullivan served as Associate Director, India and Southeast Asia Product Supply from 2005 through 2009, optimizing P&G’s supply chain, building three factories and synchronizing global and local operations. He also held global and North American supply chain management positions for multiple P&G home care lines of business headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. He holds Bachelor of Science degrees in chemical engineering and in history and humanities from Carnegie-Mellon University, and is a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.

About EveryWare Global

EveryWare Global is a leading global marketer of tabletop and food preparation products for the consumer, business to business and foodservice markets, with operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Asia. The company markets and distributes internationally its total portfolio of products, including bakeware, beverageware, serveware, storageware, flatware, dinnerware, crystal, buffetware and hollowware; premium spirit bottles; cookware; gadgets; candle and floral glass containers; and other kitchen products, all under a broad collection of widely recognized brands. Additional information can be found at,, and

CONTACT: For further information, contact:
Erika Schoenberger
General Counsel
EveryWare Global Inc.