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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Luke

70 2015 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Steven Voorhees

64 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Ward Dickson

56 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jeffrey Chalovich

55 2016 President - Corrugated Packaging

James Porter

67 2016 President - Business Development and Latin America

Marc Shore

64 2017 President, Multi-Packaging Solutions

Vicki Lostetter

59 2018 Chief Human Resource Officer

Robert McIntosh

61 2015 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Kelly Janzen

45 2018 Chief Accounting Officer

Colleen Arnold

61 2018 Independent Director

Timothy Bernlohr

59 2015 Independent Director

J. Powell Brown

51 2015 Independent Director

Michael Campbell

71 2015 Independent Director

Terrel Crews

63 2015 Independent Director

Russell Currey

57 2015 Independent Director

Gracia Martore

67 2015 Independent Director

James Nevels

67 2015 Lead Independent Director

Timothy Powers

70 2015 Independent Director

Bettina Whyte

69 2015 Independent Director

Alan Wilson

61 2015 Independent Director

James Armstrong

2018 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

John Luke

Mr. John A. Luke is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Luke served as chairman and CEO of MeadWestvaco from 2002 until the effective date of the Combination when he became a director and the Non-Executive Chairman. He spent 36 years with MeadWestvaco and its predecessor company, Westvaco Corporation, serving in a variety of positions. From 1996 to 2002, Mr. Luke served as chairman, president and CEO of Westvaco. He has served as a director of FM Global, a mutual insurance company, since 1999.

Steven Voorhees

Mr. Steven C. Voorhees is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He served as RockTenn’s chief executive officer from November 2013 through June 30, 2015, as RockTenn’s president and chief operating officer from January 2013 through October 2013 and as RockTenn’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, from September 2000 through January 2013. Mr. Voorhees also served as RockTenn’s chief administrative officer from July 2008 through January 2013.

Ward Dickson

Mr. Ward H. Dickson is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He served as RockTenn’s executive vice president and chief financial officer from September 2013 through June 30, 2015. From November 2011 until September 2013, he served as the senior vice president of finance for the global sales and service organization of Cisco Systems, Inc., and, from July 2009 to November 2011, he served as the vice president of finance for the global sales and service organization of Cisco. Mr. Dickson served as the vice president of finance at Scientific Atlanta, a division of Cisco, from February 2006 until July 2009. Prior to Cisco’s acquisition of Scientific Atlanta, Inc. in February 2006, Mr. Dickson had served as that company’s vice president of worldwide financial operations since 2003.

Jeffrey Chalovich

Mr. Jeffrey Wayne Chalovich is President - Corrugated Packaging of the Company. He had previously served as WestRock’s executive vice president of consumer paper and global solutions since July 1, 2015. Prior to the Combination, Mr. Feeser served as MWV’s executive vice president of global operations. He joined MWV in 1987, and held a number of leadership roles in operations, sales, marketing and general management with the company, including as MWV’s senior vice president of packaging from 2010 through 2014 and as MWV’s president, packaging resources group from 2004 through 2010.

James Porter

Mr. James B. Porter is President, Business Development and Latin America of the Company. He previously served as WestRock’s president, paper solutions since July 1, 2015. He served as RockTenn’s president, paper solutions from April 2014 through June 30, 2015, as RockTenn’s president - corrugated packaging from July 2012 to April 2014, as RockTenn’s president - corrugated packaging and recycling from May 2011 to July 2012 and as executive vice president of RockTenn’s corrugated packaging business from July 2008 until May 2011. Mr. Porter joined RockTenn in connection with its acquisition of Southern Container Corp. in 2008. Prior to his appointment as executive vice president of RockTenn, Mr. Porter served as the president and chief operating officer of Southern Container from 2004 and as the president of Solvay Paperboard, a subsidiary of Southern Container, from 1997 through 2004.

Marc Shore

Mr. Marc P. Shore is President, Multi-Packaging Solutions of the Company. He had previously served as chief executive officer of Multi Packaging Solutions International Limited and Shorewood Packaging. Mr. Shore has 40 years of experience in the print-based specialty packaging industry. He founded MPS in 2005 with private equity sponsorship and helped take the company public in 2015. During his time at Shorewood Packaging, he led the company through a successful initial public offering and for 14 years as a public company before its sale to International Paper in 2000. Mr. Shore continued as president of the business and as a corporate officer of International Paper until 2004.

Vicki Lostetter

Ms. Vicki L. Lostetter is Chief Human Resource Officer of the Company. She previously served as General Manager, Talent and Organization Capability and General Manager, Global Talent Management with Microsoft, Incorporated. Prior to joining Microsoft, Ms. Lostetter served in various leadership roles within the human resources function with Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., The Coca-Cola Company and Honeywell, Inc.

Robert McIntosh

Mr. Robert Bruce McIntosh is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Company. He served as RockTenn’s executive vice president, general counsel and secretary from January 2009 through June 30, 2015 and as RockTenn’s senior vice president, general counsel and secretary from August 2000 until January 2009. Mr. McIntosh joined RockTenn in 1995 as vice president and general counsel.

Kelly Janzen

Ms. Kelly C. Janzen is Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. She previously had served as the Company’s senior vice president – accounting since August 2017. Prior to joining the Company, she served as vice president, controller and chief accounting officer for Baker Hughes Inc., vice president finance and chief accounting officer for McDermott International Inc. and served in various leadership roles within the Controllership function with General Electric.

Colleen Arnold

Ms. Colleen F. Arnold was Director of the Company. Ms. Arnold has served as a director of the Company since July 2018. She served as senior vice president, sales and distribution for International Business Machines Corporation (“IBM”) from 2014 to 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Arnold held a number of senior positions with IBM from 1998 to 2014, including senior vice president, application management services, IBM Global Business Services; general manager of GBS Strategy, Global Consulting Services, Global Industries and Global Application Services; general manager, Europe; general manager, Australia and New Zealand Global Services; and chief executive officer of Global Services Australia.

Timothy Bernlohr

Mr. Timothy J. Bernlohr is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Bernlohr served as a director of Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (“Smurfit-Stone”) from 2010 until it was acquired by RockTenn in 2011, and he served as a director of RockTenn from 2011 until the effective date of the Combination when he became a director of the Company. Mr. Bernlohr is the managing member of TJB Management Consulting, LLC, a consultant to businesses in transformation and a provider of interim executive management and strategic planning services. From 1997 to 2005, he served in various executive capacities, including as president and CEO, at RBX Industries, Inc. Prior to joining RBX Industries, Mr. Bernlohr spent 16 years in various management positions with Armstrong World Industries, Inc.

J. Powell Brown

Mr. J. Powell Brown is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Brown served as a director of RockTenn from 2010 until the effective date of the Combination when he became a director of the Company. He has served as president of Brown & Brown, Inc. since 2007 and as CEO since 2009. Mr. Brown previously served as a regional executive vice president of the company. From 2006 to 2009, he served on the board of directors of SunTrust Bank/ Central Florida, a commercial bank and subsidiary of SunTrust Banks, Inc.

Michael Campbell

Mr. Michael E. Campbell was Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Campbell served as a director of MeadWestvaco from 2001 and its lead independent director from 2007, in each case, until the effective date of the Combination when he became a director of the Company. He served as chairman, president and CEO of Arch Chemicals, Inc. from 1999 to 2011. Mr. Campbell previously served as an executive vice president of Olin Corporation. He was elected chair of the Board of the American Chemistry Council and, subsequently, chair of the Board of the National Association of Manufacturing. President George W. Bush appointed Mr. Campbell to the Advisory Council for Trade Policy and Negotiations, and he was reappointed to the Council by President Barack Obama.

Terrel Crews

Mr. Terrel K. Crews is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Crews served as a director of Smurfit-Stone from 2010 until it was acquired by RockTenn in 2011, and he served as a director of RockTenn from 2011 until the effective date of the Combination when he became a director of the Company. Mr. Crews served as executive vice president and CFO of Monsanto Company from 2000 to 2009, and as the CEO of Monsanto’s vegetable business from 2008 to 2009.

Russell Currey

Mr. Russell M. Currey is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Currey served as a director of RockTenn from 2003 until the effective date of the Combination when he became a director of the Company. He has served as the president of Boxwood Capital, LLC, a private investment company, since 2013. Mr. Currey worked for RockTenn from 1983 to 2008, and served as executive vice president and general manager of its corrugated packaging division from 2003 to 2008.

Gracia Martore

Ms. Gracia C. Martore is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Martore served as a director of MeadWestvaco from 2012 until the effective date of the Combination when she became a director of the Company. She served as the president and CEO and as a director of TEGNA Inc. (formerly Gannett Co., Inc.) from 2011 to 2017, and she served as president and COO of Gannett from 2010 to 2011. Ms. Martore also served as Gannett’s executive vice president and CFO from 2006 to 2010, its senior vice president and CFO from 2003 to 2006 and in various other executive capacities beginning in 1985. She has served as a director of FM Global since 2005, as a director of The Associated Press since 2013 and as a Trustee of Wellesley College since 2016.

James Nevels

Mr. James E. Nevels J.D. was Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nevels served as a director of MeadWestvaco from 2014 until the effective date of the Combination when he became a director of the Company. He has served as chairman of The Swarthmore Group, an investment advisory firm, since 1991. Mr. Nevels served as a director of The Hershey Trust Company from 2007 to 2016 and as the lead independent director of The Hershey Company from 2015 to 2017, and he served as chairman of the company from 2009 to 2015. Mr. Nevels also served as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia from 2010 to 2015 (and as its chairman from 2014 to 2015) and of MMG Insurance Company, a provider of insurance services.

Timothy Powers

Mr. Timothy H. Powers was Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Powers served as a director of MeadWestvaco from 2006 until the effective date of the Combination when he became a director of the Company. He served as chairman of Hubbell Inc. from 2012 to 2014, as executive chairman, president and CEO from 2004 to 2012, as president and CEO from 2001 to 2004 and as senior vice president and CFO from 1998 to 2001. Mr. Powers is a former director of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association.

Bettina Whyte

Ms. Bettina M. Whyte is Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Whyte served as a director of RockTenn from 2007 until the effective date of the Combination when she became a director of the Company. She has been the president and owner of Bettina Whyte Consultants, LLC since 2015. Ms. Whyte served as a managing director and senior advisor at Alvarez and Marsal Holdings, LLC, a world-wide business consulting firm, from 2011 to 2015. She has served as an interim CEO and crisis manager of numerous billion dollar corporations and has been instrumental in the debt restructuring of Puerto Rico. Ms. Whyte has served as a director of Amerisure Insurance since 2002, and she serves as a trustee of the National Museum of Wildlife Art of the United States.

Alan Wilson

Mr. Alan D. Wilson is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Wilson served as a director of MeadWestvaco from 2011 until the effective date of the Combination when he became a director of the Company. He served as chairman of the board of McCormick & Company, Inc. from 2009 to 2017 and he served as its CEO from 2008 to 2016. Mr. Wilson joined McCormick in 1993 and served in a variety of other positions, including as president from 2007 to 2015, president of North American Consumer Products from 2005 to 2006, president of the U.S. Consumer Foods Group from 2003 to 2005 and vice president - sales and marketing for the U.S. Consumer Foods Group from 2001 to 2003.

James Armstrong

Mr. James H. Armstrong is Vice President, Investor Relations of the Company. Most recently, Armstrong covered the paper, packaging and building materials industry through his own investment research firm. Prior to starting his own firm, he was vice president and chief technology officer of Vertical Research Partners, where he helped cover the paper, packaging and building materials industry. His previous experience includes analyst positions with Credit Suisse, Citi and the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio. Armstrong received his Master of Business Administration degree from Ohio State Universitys Fisher College of Business, his Master of Science degree in plasma physics and non-equilibrium dynamics from Auburn University and his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Cincinnati.

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