WestRock Cancels Participation in Credit Suisse Investor Conference Due to Hurricane Florence

September 12, 2018

ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today announced that due to the expected landfall of Hurricane Florence, it is cancelling its participation in the Credit Suisse 31st Basic Materials Conference. WestRock was scheduled to present on Sept. 13, 2018. Management believes it is in the company’s best interest to focus its efforts on its employees’ safety and minimizing the potential impact of the hurricane on its business and operations.

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 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

CONTACT: Investors: Media: James Armstrong, 470-328-6327 John Pensec, 470-328-6397 Vice President, Investor Relations Director, Corporate Communications james.armstrong@westrock.com john.pensec@westrock.com John Stakel, 678-291-7901 Senior Vice President, Treasurer john.stakel@westrock.com

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