People: Rock-Tenn Co (RKT)

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22 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

G. Stephen Felker

62 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Steven Voorhees

59 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Ward Dickson

51 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Michael Kiepura

57 2012 President - Consumer Packaging and Recycling

James Porter

62 2012 President - Corrugated Packaging

Robert McIntosh

56 2009 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

A. Stephen Meadows

63 2006 Chief Accounting Officer

Jennifer Hourihan

55 2013 Director

Timothy Bernlohr

55 2011 Independent Director

J. Powell Brown

46 2010 Independent Director

Robert Chapman

60 2007 Independent Director

Terrell Crews

58 2011 Independent Director

Russell Currey

52 2008 Independent Director

Lawrence Gellerstedt

57 1998 Independent Director

Bettina Whyte

64 2007 Independent Director

John Stakel

Treasurer and Senior Vice President

Biographies

Name Description

G. Stephen Felker

Mr. G. Stephen Felker serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Rock-Tenn Co. Mr. Felker served as chairman of the board and director of Avondale Incorporated, a former textile manufacturer, from 1992 until his retirement in September 2011. He served as president and chief executive officer of Avondale from 1980 to 2008. Mr. Felker’s experience as chief executive officer of Avondale Incorporated gives him broad experience in manufacturing, managing commodity risk and, as Avondale achieved its success and size through several acquisitions, in evaluating and in integrating acquisitions that benefits the company and its board of directors.

Steven Voorhees

Mr. Steven C. Voorhees is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Rock-Tenn Co. He served as our president and chief operating officer from January 2013 through October 2013. He served as our executive vice president and chief financial officer from September 2000 to January 2013 and also served as our chief administrative officer from July 2008 to January 2013. Mr. Voorhees was chosen to serve on our board because of his role as our chief executive officer and because we believe having him serve as chief executive officer and as a member of the board strengthens our company through his extensive knowledge of our company’s operations, history and culture and helps provide a unified focus for management to execute our strategy and business plans.

Ward Dickson

Mr. Ward Dickson has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Rock-Tenn Co., effective September 16, 2013. He is responsible for finance, information technology and procurement. Dickson currently serves as senior vice president of finance for the global sales and service organization of Cisco Systems. Dickson formerly served in financial roles at Scientific Atlanta and General Electric.

Michael Kiepura

Mr. Michael E. Kiepura is President - Consumer Packaging and Recycling of Rock-Tenn Co. He served as President - Consumer Packaging from May 2011 to July 2012 and served as executive vice president of our consumer packaging business from July 2008 until May 2011. From June 2005 to July 2008 Mr. Kiepura was the executive vice president of our folding carton division. From August 2001 to June 2005, Mr. Kiepura was the senior vice president of sales in the folding carton division. From November 1999 to July 2001, Mr. Kiepura was senior vice president, eastern region, folding carton division.

James Porter

Mr. James B. Porter, III, is President - Corrugated Packaging of Rock-Tenn Co. He served as President - Corrugated Packaging and Recycling from May 2011 to July 2012 and served as executive vice president of the company's corrugated packaging business from July 2008 until May 2011. Mr. Porter joined the company in connection with the company's acquisition of Southern Container Corp. in March 2008. Prior to his appointment as executive vice president, Mr. Porter served as the president and chief operating officer of Southern Container from 2004 and served as the president of Solvay Paperboard, a subsidiary of Southern Container, from 1997 through 2004.

Robert McIntosh

Mr. Robert B. McIntosh serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Rock-Tenn Co., since January 2009. Mr. McIntosh served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since August 2000.

A. Stephen Meadows

Mr. A. Stephen Meadows is Chief Accounting Officer of Rock-Tenn Co. He joined the company in July 2006 and was elected as Company's chief accounting officer in November 2006. From March 2005 to March 2006, Mr. Meadows was chief accounting officer of Drummond Company, Inc., which is principally engaged in the business of mining, purchasing, processing and selling of coal as well as real estate development. From May 2002 to January 2005, Mr. Meadows was vice president finance and risk management at a subsidiary of Progress Energy, a diversified energy company.

Jennifer Hourihan

Ms. Jennifer Hourihan is Director of Rock-Tenn Co. Hourihan has served as the chief executive officer and president of ORBIS International, a nonprofit organization that works in developing countries to save sight, since September 2012. Ms. Hourihan served as chief financial officer of Pro Mujer International, an international development organization offering microfinance, health services and training to over 300,000 clients in Latin America, from 2009 to 2012. Ms. Hourihan was Managing Director and Sector Head — Paper and Forest Products Group for Bank of America, from 2003 to 2008, and held similar positions at Merrill Lynch, from 2000 to 2003, and the Salomon Smith Barney unit of Citigroup, from 1981 to 2000, where she led global teams in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Ms. Hourihan’s experience as an investment banker with advisory and transactional experience in both United States and international equity and debt capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructurings across a variety of industries, including our industry, while serving private and public sector clients, gives her broad expertise and knowledge of domestic and international financial matters and unique insight into complex transactions, that benefit our company and its board of directors.

Timothy Bernlohr

Mr. Timothy J. Bernlohr serves as Independent Director of Rock-Tenn Co. Mr. Bernlohr served as a director of Smurfit-Stone from June 2010 until it was acquired by us in May 2011. Mr. Bernlohr is the managing member of TJB Management Consulting, LLC, a consultant to businesses in transformation, such as restructurings, and a provider of interim executive management and strategic planning services, which he founded in 2005. He served as president and chief executive officer of RBX Industries, Inc. (which we refer to as “RBX”), which was a manufacturer and marketer of rubber and plastics materials, from 2003 to 2005, and served in various senior executive capacities at RBX, including president and chief operating officer, from 1997 until 2002. Prior to joining RBX, Mr. Bernlohr spent 16 years in the international and industry products divisions of Armstrong World Industries, Inc., where he served in a variety of management positions. Mr. Bernlohr has served as lead independent director of Chemtura Corporation, a specialty chemicals company, since 2010, as a director of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc., an air cargo and aircraft services company, since 2006, and as a director of The Cash Store Financial Services, Inc., a provider of alternative financial services in Canada and the United Kingdom, since 2013. Within the last five years, Mr. Bernlohr also served on the boards of directors of Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings, Inc., Ambassadors International, Inc., and WCI Steel Corporation. Mr. Bernlohr’s experience as a strategic consultant and chief executive officer of an international manufacturing company and as a director of Smurfit-Stone and other publicly-traded companies provides him with broad knowledge of corporate strategy and business in general that benefits our company and its board of directors.

J. Powell Brown

Mr. J. Powell Brown is Independent Director of Rock-Tenn Co., since 2010. Mr. Brown has served as chief executive officer of Brown & Brown, Inc., an insurance services company, since July 2009. He has served as president of Brown & Brown, Inc., since January 2007, and was appointed to be a director of Brown & Brown, Inc. in October 2007. Prior to that time, he served as a regional executive vice president of Brown & Brown, since 2002. From January 2006 until April 2009, Mr. Brown served on the board of directors of SunTrust Bank/Central Florida, a commercial bank and a subsidiary of SunTrust Banks, Inc. Mr. Brown’s experience as chief executive officer and an executive officer of a large, publicly-traded insurance brokerage firm gives him broad experience and knowledge of risk management and loss minimization and mitigation as well as perspective on leadership of publicly-held companies that benefit our company and its board of directors.

Robert Chapman

Mr. Robert M. Chapman is Independent Director of Rock-Tenn Co. Mr. Chapman was appointed as the chief executive officer of CenterPoint Properties Trust in November 2013. He served as the chief operating officer of Duke Realty Corporation, a real estate development company, from August 2007 until his resignation in November 2009. He served as senior executive vice president of real estate operations for Duke Realty, from August 2003 until July 2007, and as regional executive vice president for Duke Realty’s Southeast region, from 1999 through July 2003. Mr. Chapman’s experience in real estate acquisitions and development and logistics gives him broad experience in evaluating national real estate and economic trends and growth opportunities as well as expertise in complex project finance activities that benefit our company and its board of directors.

Terrell Crews

Mr. Terrell K. Crews serves as Independent Director of Rock-Tenn Co. Mr. Crews served as a director of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (which we refer to as “Smurfit-Stone”), from June 2010 until it was acquired by us in May 2011. He served as executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief executive officer of the vegetable business of Monsanto Company, an agricultural products company, from 2007 until his retirement in 2009. Prior to that he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Monsanto, beginning in 2000. Mr. Crews has served as a director of Hormel Foods Corporation, a producer of meat and other food products, since October 2007, and has served as a director of Archer Daniels Midland Company, an agricultural commodities and products company, since May 2011. Mr. Crews’s experience as a chief financial officer and as a member of numerous public company boards of directors, including Smurfit-Stone, and his service on other public company audit committees, gives him broad knowledge of business in general and in-depth experience in complex financial matters that benefit our company and its board of directors.

Russell Currey

Mr. Russell M. Currey is a Independent Director of Rock-Tenn Co. Mr. Felker has served as our non-executive chairman of the board of our company since November 1, 2013. He served as chairman of the board and director of Avondale Incorporated, a former textile manufacturer, from 1992 until his retirement in September 2011. He served as president and chief executive officer of Avondale from 1980 to 2008. Mr. Felker’s experience as chief executive officer of Avondale Incorporated gives him broad experience in manufacturing, managing commodity risk and, as Avondale achieved its success and size through several large acquisitions, in evaluating and in integrating acquisitions that benefits our company and its board of directors.

Lawrence Gellerstedt

Mr. Lawrence L. Gellerstedt, III, is Independent Director of Rock-Tenn Co. Mr. Gellerstedt has served as president and chief executive officer of Cousins Properties Incorporated, a publicly-traded real estate development company, since July 2009, and he served as the executive vice president and chief development officer of Cousins Properties, from June 2005 until July 2009. He is also a director of Cousins Properties. Mr. Gellerstedt served as the chairman and chief executive officer of The Gellerstedt Group, a real estate development company, from June 2003 until June 2005. Mr. Gellerstedt served as the president and chief operating officer of The Integral Group, a real estate development company, from January 2001 until June 2003. From 1994 to 2007, Mr. Gellerstedt served as a director of Alltel Corporation, a nationwide telecommunications services company. Mr. Gellerstedt’s experience as chief executive officer of several companies over the years, including a large publicly-traded real estate development company and a large construction company, and as a member of several public company boards of directors, provides valuable leadership and board governance insights and financial expertise that benefits our company and its board of directors.

Bettina Whyte

Ms. Bettina M. Whyte is Independent Director of Rock-Tenn Co. Ms. Whyte is a managing director and senior advisor at Alvarez and Marsal Holdings, LLC, a world-wide business consulting firm. Ms. Whyte served as managing director and head of the Special Situations Group of MBIA Insurance Corporation, a provider of credit enhancement services and a provider of fixed-income asset management services, from March 2006 until October 2007, and managing director of AlixPartners, LLC, a business turnaround management and financial advisory firm, from April 1997 until March 2006. Ms. Whyte has also been a director of each of AGL Resources Inc., an energy company, since October 2004, Amerisure Insurance, a mutual insurance company, since 2002, and Annie’s, Inc., a specialty food manufacturer, since June 2011. Ms. Whyte’s roles in the financial and operational restructuring of complex businesses, having served as interim chief executive officer, chief operating officer and chief restructuring officer of numerous troubled public and private companies, and serving as a director of several public companies, give her broad experience with operational and financial issues and insight in leading organizations that benefits our company and its board of directors.

John Stakel

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