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WestRock Announces Election of Suzan Harrison to Board of Directors

January 31, 2020 GMT

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 31, 2020--

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today announced that Suzan F. Harrison, former president of Global Oral Care for Colgate-Palmolive Company, has been elected to the Company’s Board of Directors.

“We are delighted to welcome Suzan to the WestRock Board of Directors,” said John A. Luke, Jr., non-executive chairman of the Board. “Her wide-ranging experience with one of the leading global consumer products companies will be a tremendous asset to WestRock.”

Steve Voorhees, chief executive officer of WestRock, added: “Suzan’s general management experience at a company with scale and global reach, as well as her customer perspective and passion for sustainability and diversity, make her an excellent addition to the WestRock Board.”

From 1983 through 2019, Harrison held a variety of leadership positions at Colgate-Palmolive Company, the most recent being president of Global Oral Care. Prior to that, she was president of Hill’s Pet Nutrition Inc. North America, a position she held from 2009 to 2011. Before that, she served as vice president, Marketing, for Colgate U.S., and vice president and general manager of Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, North America and Europe.

Harrison is a member of the Board of Directors of the Archer Daniels Midland Company. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and business from Binghamton University and a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

About WestRock

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s team members support customers around the world from locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

 

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CONTACT: Investors:

James Armstrong, 470-328-6327

Vice President, Investor Relations

james.armstrong@westrock.com

John Stakel, 678-291-7901

Senior Vice President, Treasurer

john.stakel@westrock.com

Media:

John Pensec, 470-328-6397

Director, Corporate Communications

john.pensec@westrock.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA GEORGIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PACKAGING MANUFACTURING

SOURCE: WestRock Company

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