O-I names vice president and treasurer

Glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois, Inc. announced in mid-December 2009 that it had named Catherine Neel vice president and treasurer.
Ms. Neel will be responsible for management of the comp…

Glass container manufacturer Owens-Illinois, Inc. announced in mid-December 2009 that it had named Catherine Neel vice president and treasurer. Ms. Neel will be responsible for management of the company“s worldwide financial assets and domestic and international financing. She will also lead the company“s global treasury and risk management functions. Neel was formerly vice president and corporate controller at NII Holdings, a multi-billion dollar telecommunications services company. “Ms. Neel brings extensive global treasury experience to O-I. She will play an instrumental role in supporting our corporate priorities, including merger and acquisition activity related to strategic and profitable growth,” said Ed White, senior vice president and chief financial officer. In addition to her 10 years at NII Holdings, where she held senior positions in corporate finance, Neel worked for 10 years at Bellsouth Corporation in treasury, tax and internal auditing roles.