ELMWOOD PARK, NJ – David Kelsey, chief financial officer of Sealed Air Corporation, is leaving the company on Aug. 12 to pursue an opportunity at a privately held company in the Midwest. Tod Christie, who has served as the company’s treasurer and a corporate officer since 1999, will serve as interim CFO, effective Aug. 12. The company has since started a search to fill the CFO position on a permanent basis.

“We appreciate the contributions Dave has made to Sealed Air over the past 10 years and wish him well in his future endeavors,” said William Hickey, president and CEO of Sealed Air. “I also want to thank Tod for assuming this new role. Tod is a valued member of the Sealed Air team, and I have great confidence in his ability to oversee the financial operations of the Company as we continue to execute our strategic plan.”

Christie has been a part of Sealed Air's finance department since 1984. He was appointed assistant treasurer in 1988 and treasurer in 1999. Prior to Sealed Air, Christie worked at Arthur Andersen & Co.