(b) Confidentiality. Executive understands and agrees that Executives employment creates a relationship of confidence and trust between Executive and the Company with respect to all Confidential Information. At all times, both during Executives employment with the Company and after the termination thereof, Executive will keep in confidence and trust all such Confidential Information, and will not use or disclose any such Confidential Information without the written consent of the Company, except as may be necessary in the ordinary course of performing Executives duties to the Company.
(c) Documents, Records, etc. All documents, records, data, apparatus, equipment and other physical property, whether or not pertaining to Confidential Information, which are furnished to Executive by any member of the Company Group or are produced by Executive in connection with Executives employment shall be and remain the sole property of the Company Group. Executive shall return to the Company all such materials and property as and when requested by the Company. In any event, Executive shall return all such materials and property immediately upon termination of Executives employment for any reason. Executive will not retain with Executive any such material or property or any copies thereof after such termination.
(d) Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation. During Executives employment with the Company Group and for one year thereafter, regardless of the reason for the termination, without the prior written consent of the Company Executive shall not, individually or jointly with any other person, directly or indirectly:
(i) conduct any business, or own, manage, join, control, finance, participate in the ownership, management, operation, control, or financing of, or become or be connected with or otherwise become or be interested in or associated in any way with, any person or entity engaged in the design, manufacturing, distribution, marketing or sale of any food and beverage packaging and storage products;
(ii) solicit, offer employment to, or take any other action intended (or that a reasonable person acting in like circumstances would expect) to have the effect of causing any officer or employee of any member of the Company Group to terminate his or her employment with the Company Group or to accept employment or become affiliated with, or provide services for compensation in any capacity whatsoever to, any other person entity; or
(iii) solicit, provide any information, advice or recommendation or take any other action intended (or that a reasonable person acting in like circumstances would expect) to have the effect of causing any customer of or supplier to any member of the Company Group to terminate an existing business or commercial relationship with any member of the Company Group or transfer some or all of such persons business or relationships with any member of the Company Group
Executive understands that the restrictions set forth in this Section 7(d) are intended to protect the members of the Company Groups interest in Confidential Information and established employee, customer and supplier relationships and goodwill, and agrees that such restrictions are reasonable and appropriate for this purpose.