Amcor CEO Ron Delia leaves for health reasons

  • After nine years in the position
  • Praise, thanks and good wishes for Delia
  • Peter Konieczny taking over temporarily
  • Search for a successor
  • Delia said 105 words

(exechange) — Zurich, Switzerland, March 19, 2024 — Ron Delia, chief executive of Amcor, leaves his position. As announced by Amcor Plc in a news release and in a regulatory filing published on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, Ron Delia leaves his post as chief executive officer at the packaging company, after nine years in the role, effective April 15, 2024.

Amcor will undertake a search for a successor.

Ron Delia’s duties as CEO will be taken over temporarily by Peter Konieczny, currently Chief Commercial Officer at Amcor Plc, as Interim Chief Executive Officer.

Health reasons

The management change is explained as follows. Amcor stated: “Ron Delia has informed the Board of Directors of his decision to retire from the Company and step down from the Board for health reasons, effective April 15, 2024.”


Amcor further said: “On March 16, 2024, Ronald Delia notified Amcor plc (the “Company”) of his intention to retire as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) for health reasons.”

“Not as a result of any disagreements”

Amcor stated, regarding the change: “Mr. Delia’s retirement is not as a result of any disagreements with the Company.”

Share price decline since March 2021

The announcement follows a decline in Amcor Plc’s share price of 17% since March 2021.

In the position of CEO since 2015

Ron Delia became CEO of the Company in 2015.


  • Chief Executive Officer, Amcor – 2015 to current
  • Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Amcor – 2011 to 2015
  • Vice President and General Manager, Amcor Rigid Plastics Latin America – 2008 to 2011
  • Executive Vice President Corporate Operations, Amcor – 2005 to 2008
  • Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company – 2000 to 2005
  • Senior Commercial Roles, American National Can Company – 1994 to 1998.
105 words by Ron Delia

In the release announcing his departure as CEO of Amcor Plc, Ron Delia received praise, thanks and good wishes.

In announcing his departure, Ron Delia said 105 words.

“Peter will do an outstanding job as Interim CEO”

Ron Delia stated: “It has been a privilege to serve as Amcor CEO for the last nine years and to work alongside such a committed, talented and experienced team. Together, we have created a stronger global packaging leader and laid the foundations for an exciting future as the business has substantial potential and is building near-term momentum. I have complete confidence in the strength and capabilities of Amcor’s leadership team, and Peter will do an outstanding job as Interim CEO during the transition period. I would like to thank my Amcor colleagues around the world and the Board of Directors for many years of invaluable collaboration and support.”

The above text is an excerpt from the exechange report 13.2024 ($), publication date March 25, 2024.