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WestRock Names Pat Lindner Chief Innovation Officer

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WestRock Company (“WestRock”) announced that Pat Lindner, president, Consumer Packaging, has been named chief innovation officer in addition to his leadership role of the Company’s Consumer Packaging segment.

As chief innovation officer, Lindner will lead WestRock’s global innovation capabilities in materials science and manufacturing services, and accelerate the development of new, sustainable products and solutions. He will also lead the Company’s sustainability efforts globally, ensuring the Company’s processes and systems, and the actions taken, support continued improvement in sustainable operations and packaging.

“Pat’s leadership of WestRock’s innovation and sustainability efforts will accelerate our ability to develop, design and produce packaging that is good for the environment,” said Steve Voorhees, chief executive officer of WestRock. “As our customers’ needs for sustainable, fiber-based packaging continue to grow, we are well positioned to meet these needs and create additional value for our customers and stockholders.”

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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


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Source: WestRock Company