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WestRock Announces Jeff Chalovich as Chief Commercial Officer; Pete Durette to Lead Container Business in Corrugated Packaging

February 26, 2019

ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today announced that Jeff Chalovich, president, Corrugated Packaging, has assumed the role of chief commercial officer in addition to his leadership role of the Company’s Corrugated Packaging segment.

As chief commercial officer, Chalovich leads the commercial excellence and enterprise solutions efforts across the Company.

“WestRock is unique in our ability to partner with our customers and provide solutions across our corrugated and consumer businesses and distribution offerings that solve their most critical marketplace challenges,” said Steve Voorhees, WestRock chief executive officer. “Jeff’s leadership of our overall commercial efforts will enhance WestRock’s ability to maximize the value of our differentiated portfolio for our customers and our stockholders.”

Pete Durette, executive vice president, has assumed the role of leading the Company’s corrugated container business within the Corrugated Packaging segment, reporting to Chalovich. Tom Stigers continues in his role as executive vice president of the containerboard mills.

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.

CONTACT:

WestRock

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