This February on KERA’s CEO with Lee Cullum
DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the February episode of CEO, host Lee Cullum is joined by Lonnie Pollock of Pollock Orora, a full service provider of products for businesses, including custom packaging. In 2018, Pollock sold the 100-year-old, family-owned company to Australian-based Orora. He joins host Lee Cullum this month to talk in detail about that decision, as well as the company’s future plans for expansion.
KERA’s CEO features insightful discussions with successful North Texas business leaders from the corporate and not-for-profit sectors about what it takes to make a company successful in today’s global marketplace and changing economy. The February episode featuring Lonnie Pollock airs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, February 7, on KERA TV, with rebroadcasts at 10 a.m. Sunday, February 9 and 10 p.m. Monday, February 10. CEO also can be heard at 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 9, on KERA 90.1 FM. Following the initial on-air broadcast, the half-hour program will be available on www.kera.org/ceo. Previous CEO episodes are available on demand at www.kera.org/ceo.
CEO is sponsored by Texas Mutual Insurance Company and Sewell Automotive Companies. More information about Pollock Orora can be found at www.pollock.com.
Host Lee Cullum conducts insightful discussions with successful North Texas business leaders from the corporate and not-for-profit sectors about what it takes to make a company successful in today’s global marketplace and changing economy. CEO episodes are available on-demand at www.kera.org/ceo.
KERA is a not-for-profit public media organization reaching the fifth-largest population area in the United States through KERA-TV, KERA Create, KERA Kids 24/7, KERA 90.1 and the Triple-A music station KXT 91.7 FM. For over 50 years, North Texans have turned to KERA as a vibrant destination for community engagement and lifelong learning. KERA produces original multimedia content, carries the best in national and international public television and radio programs, and provides online resources at www.kera.org.
ABOUT LONNIE POLLOCK
Lonnie Pollock III is a lifelong resident of Dallas and a third generation Texan. He has been President and CEO of Pollock for 25 years, and now serves as President of Pollock Orora since the 2018 merger. During his 45 years at Pollock, he has primarily focused on Sales and Customer Relationships, including calling on and managing one of Pollock’s largest customers for over 30 years. After attending the University of Texas in Austin, Lonnie joined the family business and spent his first five years at the Houston, Texas location. He moved back to Dallas in 1982 to assume new duties at Pollock. He is a proud parent to three kids, all of whom have children of their own. Lonnie enjoys traveling, hunting, fishing and spending time with his children and grandchildren at his ranch in East Texas.